I-25

The Career of the I-25 – Part One

October 17, 2021 PE Matt 0

Several navies experimented with submarine-launched aircraft, but few embraced the practice as whole-heartedly as the Japanese. Throughout the 1920s several experimental aircraft were developed, and submarines modified with water-tight compartments to carry them, before the […]

Nakajima A6M2-N

Nakajima A6M2-N Type 2 “Rufe”

May 23, 2021 PE Matt 0

During the China Incident the Japanese Navy had made extensive use of floatplanes to augment their land-based units. The Japanese faced a lack of suitable airfields around the coastal cities that were conquered between 1937 […]

PatWing-4 PBYs Kiska

The Kiska Blitz

February 21, 2021 PE Matt 1

For the Japanese, the only bright spot in the disastrous MI-AL Operation was the capture of the tiny Aleutian Islands of Kiska and Attu – the only pieces of American territory to fall into enemy […]