Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

One-quarter front right side view, close-up, of Nakajima B5N1 Kate (Navy Type 97 Carrier Attack Bomber) taking off from Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi during the filming of the Japanese motion picture "Hawai mare oki kaisen" ["Battle of Pearl Harbor and the Malay Coast" (1942) (informal literal English title)], circa March-April 1942.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Nakajima aircraft
  • Naval aviation
  • Torpedo bombers
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Japanese Navy



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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