A man's shadow stretched across the floor of the Yushukan as he gazed intently at the Zero fighter

Silhouette of Zero fighter
Shot at Yushukan Museum within Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo
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A Zero fighter plane is displayed in the entrance hall of the Yushukan museum in the precincts of Yasukuni Shrine. The well-known Zero fighter was the main fighter plane of the Japanese Navy during World War II. At the end of the war, it was also used for suicide missions, KAMIKAZE.

Why was it used for such a reckless mission where death was a prerequisite? I think this is another piece of modern history that has not been properly examined. Since the war is over and most of the people involved are probably dead by now, I feel that an impartial study will be conducted, but I can't help but feel that they should cover up the stink.

A man with a backpack on his back was standing next to the Zero fighter. He was leaning forward, peering carefully at the aircraft. The strong sunlight was pouring through the glass walls into the museum. Both the man and the Zero fighter were silhouetted, and the man's long shadow stretched across the floor of the museum.

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Nov 2007 IN THE CITY TOKYO
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PHOTO DATA

No

1199

Shooting Date

Oct 2007

Posted On

November 12, 2007

Modified On

October 25, 2021

Place

Yushukan Museum, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

RICOH GR DIGITAL

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