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Thread: We were bombed by Japan, again.
08-28-2011, 08:40 PM #1
We were bombed by Japan, again.
Had a really neet pearl harbor reinactment this afternoon at the airshow. The aircraft in the demonstration were the actual aircraft from the movie Toro, toro, toro.
08-28-2011, 09:01 PM #2
Movie was tora tora tora..... tora means tiger in japanese but in this case the letters meant totsugeki raigeki or charge attack torpedo attack....and was a code sent by the japanese pilots back to their carriers announcing that their attack was a complete surprise to the americans on pearl harbor.... and of course...it was......
Pretty good movie....I remember seeing it and the battle of britain as a kid.... both were a little long but were still good movies.
Nice photos....post more if you got em....
I havent been to an air show in 30 years.....I used to go to at least one every year as a child...I always liked airplanes and aviation.
08-28-2011, 09:19 PM #3
Your right it was tora, the P-40 was known as the flying tiger. I do remember seeing that move once a long time ago.
08-28-2011, 09:27 PM #4
Airshow is scheduled here in a few weeks and both me and the wife are looking forward to it. This time I plan on taking the grandboys!I'm good at making things cold...You can ask my first two wives!
08-29-2011, 09:02 AM #5