811 hits for this thread--hell, I took more hits in my Raiden and didn't flinch!
Methinks the Board is frozen in fear at the prospect of acknowledging the heroism of the Japanese pilot!
Odd, the "famous" FW-190s, Doras and Messerschmidt's never faced the B-29 in combat!!! Only the lesser breeds of Lancasters and B-17s. Why do you think Germany was spared B-29 raids? Simple--because the B-29 was desperately needed against a harder enemy!!!
I suppose this is some minor form of racism against the Japanese and Asians in general--this lack of recognition!
Shame, shame on one Axis power's supporters ignoring another Axis power's bravery--no wonder we lost the War!
~Jack, the Ripper
Death is lighter than a Feather, Duty is heavier than a Mountain....