Japanese fighters A6M3 “Zero” in flight over the Solomon Islands

A6M3 Zero

Japanese fighters A6M3 Model 22 “Zero” from the 251st regiment in flight over the Solomon Islands. The aircraft on the foreground is piloted by Hiroyoshi Nishizawa (1920-1944), the famous Japanese ace (87 victories officially, according to various sources up to 200 victories). The aircraft is covered with dark green camouflage.

 

 

Location: Solomon Islands
Date: May 1943

In : 1943

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