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Palau (Aug12) 1951.JPG
Plane wreck, Palau -- Wreck of a Japanese fighter aircraft, the infamous 'Zero', in shallow water.<br />
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The Mitsubishi A6M "ZERO" or "ZEKE" was Japan's most popular and lethal airplane during WWII. Though only lightly armored, it was a formidable opponent for the American fighters of that era due to its superior maneuverability. The plane wreck shown here lies in only 2-3 meters of water, just off the beach of our hotel. It was easily accessible by snorkeling.