Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on the Japanese Nakajima Ki.43 fighter, known as “Oscar” to the Allies, of World War II are in this issue: (1) Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (2) Nakajima’s “Hayabusa” (3) Camouflage and Markings Sideviews. In action within days after Pearl Harbor, the diminutive Oscar served with the Japanese Army Air Forces until the end of hostilities. More Ki.43s were in service than any other Army type and its service record proved an especially interesting one. Coverage of this warplane in production, testing, training, and combat as well as captured examples being flown by Allied test pilots. 281 B&W/color photos/illustrations.