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  1. Re: Anyone know anything about the "Ya-I-Go"? aka the Japanese Goliath?

    Hi.



    The Nagayama tank should be used against minefields by installing a pair of forks instead of the charge. The same configuration was later used on the Armoured Engineer Vehicle SS.

    The...
  2. Re: Anyone know anything about the "Ya-I-Go"? aka the Japanese Goliath?

    Hi.

    What I found out about IJA remote controlled tanks:


    A) Nagayama Tank

    http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/photo/japan/nagayama_rct/nagayama_1.jpg

    In 1929 engineer corps Major Nagayama...
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    Re: The Japanese battlehorse

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    Following the surrender conditions every japanese aircraft used after surrender to demilitarise the troops had to be painted all white with green crosses over each Hinomaru and on the tail...
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    Re: Tanks and armor quiz (medium level)

    Hi.

    Romanian TR-125 tank developed from the T-72.

    Yours

    tom! ;)
  5. Thread: A kamikaze bomb

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    Re: A kamikaze bomb

    Hi.

    Besides the Okha the japanese navy also had suicide divers which should ram large pole mines into approaching landing craft and submersible gun turrets for coastal defense.

    The japanese...
  6. Re: Did Japan's brutality and 'no surrender' actions contribute to its defeat?

    Hi.

    Well, an enraged enemy makes more mistakes. And brutality also causes fear among the enemy (at least initially). These psycological effects shouldnīt be underrated.


    AFAIK:
    The japanese...
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    Re: IJN Destroyer Attacked

    Hi.

    This is not a destroyer but the Corvette-size Type D-class Coastal Defence Ship No. 134 (as mentioned in your link).

    The attack occured only some 50 m off the island of Amoy. So I doubt...
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    Mars Rover landed safely

    Hi.

    The Nasa Rover MSL Curiosity landed safely on Mars using a new landing method.

    Yours

    tom!
  9. Thread: Japanese flag

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    Re: Japanese flag

    Hi.

    Maybe you should ask at this forum at the japanese militaria forum part:

    http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/index.php?

    A pic of the inscription would be helpful.

    Yours
  10. Re: Manchukuo Imperial Navy aircraft recognition help.

    Hi.

    Iīm not convinced that this is a manchukuo aircraft as the national emblem is different:

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    To me the emblem doesnīt have the upper stripes. It looks like the standard japanese...
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    Re: Tanks and armor quiz (medium level)

    Hi.

    Didnīt want to offend someone, sorry if it sounds so.

    OK, identify the left one please:

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    Yours
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    Re: Tanks and armor quiz (medium level)

    Hi.

    Hm, itīs really not that hard:

    This is the Panzerkampfwagen II (F) a.k.a Flammpanzer II "Flamingo", easily recognisable by its small flamethrower turrets on the frontal track covers and...
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    Re: Japanese Sniper Scope Help:

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    IJA sniper rifles were somewhat top secret. There are no known official pictures of Type 97 and Type 99 sniper rifles in use in the field.

    It is also said that the sniper scopes were at...
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    Re: Japanese war documentary

    Hi.

    Maybe you should ask on the axishistory-forum in the "Japan at war" section. There are several active japanese members which may know more.

    Yours

    tom! ;)
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    Re: Japanese War Crimes Documents

    Hi.

    Nice find, thanks for sharing it.

    Yours

    tom!
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    Re: FUKURYU Japanese navy divers

    Hi

    report S-91(N)
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    Poll: Re: Which Was The Best Dive Bomber During World War Ii

    Hi.

    My hand for the D4Y Suisei. Fast, highly accurate, good range, easy to fly and to maintain.

    Yours

    tom! ;)
  18. Re: IJN submarine camouflage pattern - pictures / drawings needed

    I never saw color pics of japanese subs even in specialized japanese magazines like Maru Special or Gakken.

    There are pics of a scale model in Gakken issue 17:
    lower hull: dark red/wine-red...
  19. Re: IJN submarine camouflage pattern - pictures / drawings needed

    Hi.

    Following the 1/700 waterline series:

    lower Hull up to waterline: red
    upper hull: naval grey
    wooden deck planks: teak

    Yours
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    Re: Japanese weapons-in-use Photos request

    Hi.

    Maybe german is easier to translate for online translators:


    type 4 70 mm

    experimental 90 mm

    Yours
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    Re: Type 5 "Heavy Tank"

    Hi.

    A link:

    click me

    Yours

    tom! ;)
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    Re: Anti-armor weapons of the japanese infantry.

    Hi.

    The japanese navy used licence-built 13,2 mm and 25 mm Hotchkiss-type aa-machine canons.

    But I never heard of any captured/used 25 mm at-guns.

    Yours

    tom! ;)
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    Re: Japanese wheeled gun, 20-25 m.m.

    Hi.

    I would be very glad if I would find something like that in my backyard, neighbourhood or even in our lokal scrapyards.....:D

    Yours

    tom! ;)
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    Re: 30mm aircraft automatic gun.

    Hi.

    sometimes itīs necessary to think and look before writing.

    "Ho" stands of course not for Hotchkiss but for gun. :oops:

    I stumbled on the following article on the Ho 155::
    ...
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    Re: 30mm aircraft automatic gun.

    Hi.

    The designation "Ho" indicates that it was a Hochkiss system machine cannon....

    Yours

    tom! ;)
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