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Japanese Carrier Plane Markings

Article about: I was trying to make a list of the tail markings of Japanese planes at Pearl Harbour and after the Midway battle,when they had to make a slight re-arranging of things. This is what I think i

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    I was trying to make a list of the tail markings of Japanese planes at Pearl Harbour and after the Midway battle,when they had to make a slight re-arranging of things. This is what I think is correct,any other info or corrections is appreciated.
    Akagi...AI-101 (representative number)
    Kaga...AII
    Soryu...BI
    Hiryu...BII
    Hosho...CI
    Zuiho...CII
    Ryujo...DI
    Junyo...DII
    Shokaku...EI
    Zuikaku...EII

    After Midway

    Zuikaku...AI-1-101 (representitave number)
    Shokaku...AI-2-101
    Zuiho.....AI-3-101

    Hiyo....A2-1-101
    Junyo..A2-2-101
    Ryuho..A2-3-101
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    Here`s a pic of the tail marking of a plane from the carrier Ryuho which was used in the diversionary attack while the Midway battle was in progress.
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    I have found pictures of all the first group except for the ,CI and CII,does anyone have any pictures of those?
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    Thanks for the info.
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    I wish I had the time to do this kind of research Zwerge. It's really interesting to study the different operational schemes. Always fun to take a closer look at things.

    Jay

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    Here`s a couple of pics I found on the `net of two that didn`t make it back to their carriers,one from Akagi,and one from Hiryu.
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    Here`s a pic I found of the tail markings for the carrier Zuikaku after the Midway yacht club event.
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