Aichi D3A1 and Nakajima B5N Glass Lantern Slides

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0598
Dates:
1942-1943
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.52 Cubic Feet
(1 slim legal document box) (1 shoebox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 27 glass lantern slides focusing on these two Japanese bombers. These aircraft were possibly flown during the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. The slides show parts of these aircraft including wings, fuselages, and wheels.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Aichi D3A1, Navy Type 99 carrier bomber, was first produced by Aichi Watch and Electrical Machinery Co. in 1939. Its appearance resembled that of its American counterpart, the Douglas SBD Dauntless. The Nakajima B5N, Navy Type 97 carrier attack torpedo bomber, was very similar to Douglas Devastator (TBD).

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown.

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aichi D3A Val (Navy Type 99 Carrier Bomber) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nakajima B5N Kate (Navy Type 97 Carrier Attack Bomber) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aichi Clock and Electric Co Ltd Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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