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Small Memorial

There are 7 sections at this memorial depicting the recruitment, training and deployment of these... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
BertSG
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Singapore
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Part of Japan and aviation history

While reading Saburo Sakai´s (japanese navy ace pilot) biography, he mentions earlier Tsuchiura as... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2015
TaroSH787
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Seville, Spain
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

There are 7 sections at this memorial depicting the recruitment, training and deployment of these navy daughter pilots during WWII. All exhibits and explanations are in Japanese only. If you are into war history, this is a place to visit. For us it completes the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

While reading Saburo Sakai´s (japanese navy ace pilot) biography, he mentions earlier Tsuchiura as the place for his flight training. The museum shows how was training for the young boys to become naval aviators and in the later stages of the war, the kamikaze training....More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

I visited here with a Japanese colleague when we were rained out of a hike to Mt. Tsukuba. This is a museum to the young men who were trained aviators in WWII, the yokaren, some of whom went on to become kamikazes in the desperate...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

If you are a military history buff, this is a place that tells the unique story of the navy pilot preparatory course trainees (yokaren), boys and young men many of whom went on to give their lives for their country as special attack forces, or...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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