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A BT-13 Valiant converted as an Aichi D3A (Val) dive bomber replica in flight, Apr 27, 1986.

    Codenamed Val by the Allies, the Aichi D3A was the first Japanese aircraft to bomb United States military installations at Pearl Harbor. Despite its obsolescence, the D3A took part in all major Japanese carrier operations during the first ten months of the war. Read More ...

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