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Old 04-29-2020, 10:02 PM
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More WW2 history: American vs. Japanese Ace over Guadalcanal

I just found this documentary on YouTube. If you want to skip the "boring" stuff fast-forward to around the 39:15 mark. Pretty amazing.
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Old 04-30-2020, 08:36 AM
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Good video and very interesting. The accident investigator’s analysts based on limited but critical evidence are true to the point. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 05-01-2020, 09:18 AM
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Good video! There is a recently-made documentary on Amazon that contains and updates the information on this 2015 video about the discovery of a gold tooth that was thought to have possibly been one of Japanese Admiral Yamamoto:

In the more recent documentary, the tooth was recovered from the locals by Giles (Portillo reportedly paid locals $14,000 for the tooth) and then compared to Yamamoto's dental which seemed to confirmed that the gold too was indeed part of a bridge made for Yamamoto.
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