The Falcon Fighters

  • 1970
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

Sato is a flight instructor in the newly formed Japanese air force. His best two pilots are Fujimaki, a Chinese officer studying in Japan, and Hiraizumi. Years later, when war breaks out between Japan and China, Fujimaki shoots down Hiraizumi in northern China. Sato challenges his former student to an air duel and shoots him down. He is deeply troubled...read more

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Sato is a flight instructor in the newly formed Japanese air force. His best two pilots are Fujimaki, a Chinese officer studying in Japan, and Hiraizumi. Years later, when war breaks out between Japan and China, Fujimaki shoots down Hiraizumi in northern China. Sato challenges his former

student to an air duel and shoots him down. He is deeply troubled by the incident and carries his torment into the war against the Allies in the Pacific. Later he is shot down over the Bay of Bengal. An interesting look at some behind-the-scenes flying by the Japanese during WW II.

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