The Steve Hustad Collection

Steve was nice enough to allow me to photograph the Japanese part of his collection.  If you haven't done so yet, check out the Mavis as well.  You can click on any photo and it will enlarge to get a better look at it.

Nakajima B6N2 "Jill"
"Tenzen" (Heavenly Mountain), Carrier Zuikaku,
1st Koku Sentai, June 1944
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Aichi E13A1 "Jake"
Type Zero, Model 11.
From the Japanese Heavy Cruiser "Tone";  This plane flew the initial reconnaissance over Pearl Harbor prior to the attack on the morning of 7 December 1941.  
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Kawanishi E7K2 "Alf"
Type 94, Model 2 Reconnaissance Seaplane
China theater, 1939

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Mitsubishi A5M2a (Type 96) "Claude"
Tail Code # 3-122 of the 12th (I) Naval Air Group Fighter Squadron, Anking, China, Spring 1938 (Pilot unknown)

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Mitsubishi A6M2,  Model 11 "Zeke"
12th Kokutai, China, 1941, Lt. Minoru Suzuki

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Mitsubishi A6M5c, Model 52 "Zeke"
303rd Hikotai, 203rd Kokutai,
Tanimizu, June 1945

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Mitsubishi G4M2A  “Betty”
722nd Kokutai, March 1945

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Yokosuka (Kugisho) P1Y2-S  “Frances”
Atsugi airfield, Japan, August 1945

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Kawanishi N1K1-J “George”
Japanese name: "Shiden" (Violet Lightining)
341 Kokutai, Hikotai, Philippines, 1944 (Pilot unknown)

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Yokosuka D4Y2 "Judy"
Navy Carrier bomber "Suisei" (Comet)
523rd Kokutai, Mariana islands, February 1944

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Kawasaki Ki-100-I "Tony"
Early version of the radial engined version of the earlier Ki-61 "Tony", known as the 'Army type 5'.
2nd company, 59th flight regiment, Asiya airfield,
Summer of 1945.

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Mitsubishi Ki 21 IIb “Sally”
Of the 14th Sentai, 3rd Chutai, New Guinea, 1944

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Nakajima Ki-43 II "Oscar"
"Hayabusa" (Peregrine Falcon)
From the 2nd Company, 54th Flight, Pacific theater 1943  

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Kawasaki Ki 61 I  “Tony”
Major Teruhiko Kobayashi’s plane of the 244th Sentai,
Chofu/Toyko Japan, April 1945

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Mitsubishi Ki 67  "Peggy"
Japanese name: "Hiryu" (Flying Dragon)
Army Type 4 heavy bomber, 1945

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Nakajima Ki 84  "Frank"
Japanese name: "Hayate" (Hurricane/Gale)
101st Sentai, South Pacific, 1944

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Kawasaki Ki 48 II  "Lily"
208th Regiment, 1st Company
Clark Field, Philippines, 1945

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Nakajima C6N1-S “Myrt” Night Fighter
Japanese name: “Saiun” (Painted Cloud)
Oppama Air base, Japan, August 1945 (Crew unknown)

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