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On February 24th, 1938, floatplanes from the seaplane tenders Notoro and Kinugasa Maru attacked Nanhsiung, in Kwangtung (Guangdong) Province, China. One the the E8Ns, piloted by Lt Kunihiro Iwaka, was severally damaged by Chinese Gloster Gladiators, and was forced to ditch near the Notoro. This gallery shows the battle damaged E8N being recovered from the sea before being shipped to Japan for display.
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