Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Samurai of The Skies

Saburo Sakai was a legendary flying pilot (of Samurai ancestry) of the Japanese Imperial Navy during WWII. His full biography HERE

Below are two videos describing in full details two of his many air battles. Both taken from his classic autobiography SAMURAI!

Battle of Guadalcanal - Sakai Saburo vs James "Pug" Southerland
 In the first battle of Guadalcanal, IJN Ace Saburo Sakai faces off against an assault of F4F Wildcats. Among the American pilots was Navy veteran James "Pug" Southerland

Saburo Sakai vs 15 Hellcats

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