Sakio Komatsu intercepts a torpedo

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Sakio Komatsu intercepts a torpedo

Post by Peter H » 12 Sep 2007 02:45

19th June 1944.

Warrant Officer Sakio Komatsu's name must be mentioned for his bravery: immediately after taking off from the Taiho, he saw a torpedo swimming straight for his home carrier. He dropped his plane and plunged into the ocean, intercepting the torpedo with his fighter. He sacrificed himself, and his carrier would be saved, for now.

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