World War II History: Japanese Fighter Ace Saburo Sakai
As the Intermission stories come to a close, until we reach the break of 1944-1945, we take a look at one of the pilots the Allied Air Forces were up against…..
During WWII, Sub-Lieutenant Saburō Sakai served as a naval aviator with the Imperial Japanese Navy. He claimed 64 victories, one of which was made after he had been blinded in an eye and had half of his body paralyzed.
In 1937, however, he decided to become a pilot. He did so well that he graduated first in his…
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