Aichi D3A facts for kids
|Aichi D3A1 from carrier Akagi.|
|Role||Carrier-based dive bomber|
|Manufacturer||Aichi Kokuki KK|
|First flight||January 1938|
|Primary user||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Developed into||Yokosuka D3Y Myōjo|
The Aichi D3A is a light bomber of the World War II. It was used by the Japanese navy. The plane was used in two famous battles: Pearl Harbor bombing and the Battle of Midway. It was nicknamed Val by the Allied forces. Some were used as kamikaze planes.
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