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Lieutenant Matsuzaki, Mitsuo

The commander of the Japanese First Attack Wave, Commander Mitsuo Fuchida (Fuchida, Mitsuo), flew as an observer with Lieutenant Matsuzaki who piloted a Nakajima B5N2 Kate of 1st Attack Unit from the carrier Akagi.

See also: 1st Attack Unit; Akagi; First Attack Unit; Fuchida, Mitsuo; Kate

You can find out more about the First Attack Wave in the following Osprey books:

CAMPAIGN 62 Pearl Harbor 1941; AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES 22 Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45; AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES 13 Japanese Army Aces 1937-45