DESCRIPTION: The “last” Tokyo meeting in November 2007 of several of the surviving WW II Japanese Navy airmen who participated in the author’s book project. After having known and worked with these veterans since 1999, this meeting was very emotional and special for the author and his family. Front row (Left to Right): Saburo Abe (Zero pilot), Hiroshi Masui (historian), Kaname Harada, Hiroshi Suzuki, Keiichi Arima, Mrs. Harada, Angie (friend) and Hachiro Miyashita. Back row: Kaori Werneth, Ron Werneth, Takeshi Maeda, Jiro Yoshida, Roger Paykert (friend) and the author’s Japanese mom Yoshie Okabe. (Yoji Kutsuzawa photography)
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