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J1N1-S, G4M, C6N, and D4Y aircraft at Yokosuka Naval Air Depot, Japan, late 1945, photo 2 of 2

Caption   J1N1-S, G4M, C6N, and D4Y aircraft at Yokosuka Naval Air Depot, Japan, late 1945, photo 2 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
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Photos at Same Place Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 18 May 2013
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
5 Jul 2015 01:03:54 PM

EMPEROR'S WARRIORS:

Let's take a look and see what aircraft have been surrendered. Allied surrender terms stated that all aircraft must remove propellers, against unauthorized flights.
Aircraft had the flight controls damaged, wheels flattened and canopies broken. Japanese military followed that aircraft be rendered non-flyable but not to be destroyed in advance of American occupation force.
Allied occupation forces authorized that a small number of aircraft be kept airworthy and flown by Japanese crews for courier service painted white w/green surrender crosses on wings and fuselage, later those a/c were grounded and scrapped.

SPOILS OF WAR:

Allied forces gathered certain types of aircraft to be saved and shipped them back to the USA for test and evaluation. The rest were scrapped, cutup, burned and bulldozed into pits and buried the process of destroying over 12,000 aircraft and other military equipment, the demobilization of military personnel, and the complete scrapping of the Japanese War Machine wasn't completed until 1947!

WHO'S WHO ON THE FLIGHT LINE:

LEFT OF PHOTO:

Let's move from left to right. First group of a/c are Mitsubishi G4M2 "BETTY" Bombers, photo shows seven of them.

CENTER OF PHOTO:

Wing tip of one Nakajima J1N1 "IRVING", along with three other J1NI's on the flight line, and one Yokosuka D4Y "JUDY"

RIGHT OF PHOTO:

Yokosuka D4Y3 "JUDY" w/radial engine assigned to the 601st Kokutai tail number 601-07.
Nakajima C6N "MYRT" reverse "E" on tail for
Yokosuka, another Nakajima J1NI "IRVING" and what looks like a Yokosuka D4Y "Judy"

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WW2-Era Place Name Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Lat/Long 35.3158, 139.6248
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