F4F vs A5M?

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  1. Hueydriver

    Hueydriver New Member

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    Anyone know of an incident where a Wildcat met a Claude in combat? I highly doubt it but....

    The attached pics are of a Skyline A5M and a Halinski F4F-3.
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    Anyone know of an incident where a Wildcat met a Claude in combat? I highly doubt it but....

    The attached pics are of a Skyline A5M and a Halinski F4F-3.
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    The only instance where A5M4 were used in front line action against Allies was raid on Davao on December 8, 1941 by planes from Ryujo.
    The attack met no opposition - there was nothing there to attack....
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    The only instance where A5M4 were used in front line action against Allies was raid on Davao on December 8, 1941 by planes from Ryujo.
    The attack met no opposition - there was nothing there to attack....
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    If I remember correctly, also at Coral Sea battle, 7 may 1942:
    some A5M were onboard IJN carrier Shoho and were launched to defend her...
    actually, with no luck ....
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    If I remember correctly, also at Coral Sea battle, 7 may 1942:
    some A5M were onboard IJN carrier Shoho and were launched to defend her...
    actually, with no luck ....