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Japanese Zero

My son David and I went to the Chino Air Museum (at the invitation of Pat Yamada, an elder at Christ Reformed) to see the last Japanese Zero (with an original engine) still flying.  The plane is in pretty good shape, given the fact that it was built in 1942 and flew a number of combat missions in the Central Pacific.

Nothing like standing near a World War Two aircraft when it starts-up!  The Zero is very nimble in the air--just as one would expect.

Pearl Harbor was attacked sixty-seven years ago.  Fewer and fewer WWW II vets remain with us.  No doubt, my father's generation saved the world from Nazi fascism and kept my generation safe from the "Red menace."  Bless them!

Reader Comments (4)

Nuts - I totally forgot to go to that! Grrrr. I'm sure it was a pretty amazing sight . . .
December 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAndrew Compton
I grew up in Harlingen TX where the Confederate Air Force was based for decades. It is a sweet memory hearing and seeing those old warbirds flying around town on their way to air shows around the country.
December 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDJ Cimino
What a generation they were. A few years ago I read Stephen Ambrose's book D-Day. Highly recommended.
December 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Widdowson
Mr. Compton, don't you have more pressing matters to worry about these days? :) Where's the video, Pat?
December 10, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPaul

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