Service Japanese fighter Kawasaki Ki-61-I «Hien». According to the classification Allied fighter Ki-61 was code-named "Tony» («Tony»).
Crashed Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien,"Tony". A number of Ki-61s were also used in Tokkotai (kamikaze) missions launched toward the end of the war.
Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate "Frank". Seeing action against the USAAF 14th Air Force, the Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate "Frank" quickly gained a reputation as a fighter to be reckoned with. Fighter-bomber models also entered service. On April 15, 1945, 11 Hayates attacked US airfields on Okinawa, destroying many aircraft on the ground.
Nakajima, Ki-44, Shoki ""Devil Queller"" Tojo ""John"" Army Type 2 aircraft. It is presumed that at least part of the tactics of these aircraft were to get in very close to the B-29's and attempt a shoot down with the heavy cannon, but also to use the aircraft as a final weapon when the low ammunition supply of the H0-301 was expended.
Japanese boy atop the external drop tank slung under the wing of a crashed, wrecked Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien "Tony" at an airfield on Honshu, Japan in the immediate aftermath of the Pacific War. 1945.
Nakajima Ki-44 of 47 Sentai, preparing for takeoff at the airfield of Narimasu, Japan against the incursions of the B-29 early 1945
Nakajima, Ki-44, Shoki ""Devil Queller"" Tojo ""John"" Army Type 2. More Ki-44 Shoki aircraft were later sent to China, and others were used in defense of oil wells in Sumatra, Indonesia, the China-Burma-India theater of operations, Philippines, Japanese metropolitan defense (mainly concentrated around Japan's large industrial cities) and even kamikaze operations in the last stages of the war.