A frame taken from a captured Japanese newsreel showing a Nakajima Kate torpedo plane taking off from an unidentified aircraft carrier. The padding visible on the carrier’s “island” behind the plane are the sailors’ bedrolls.
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If I'm not mistaken, they used a to carry an operational nuclear reactor as a test to see how plausible it would be to have atomic powered aircraft. The reactor wasn't used for power of course, just to see if it could be safely run airborne.