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23 Feb 1938

  • Chinese 29th Pursuit Squadron, commanded by Wong Sun-sui, was relocated to Nanxiong, Guangdong Province, China. ww2dbase [Wong Sun-sui | Nanxiong, Guangdong | CPC]
24 Feb 1938

  • Wong Sun-sui, flying a Gladiator fighter, damaged three Japanese E7K seaplanes and damaged a fourth aircraft of uncertain type (E7K or E8N) over Nanxiong, Guangdong Province, China; he was given 2.25 victories. ww2dbase [Wong Sun-sui | Nanxiong, Guangdong | CPC]
30 Aug 1938

  • Zhu Jiaxun, flying a Gladiator fighter, shot down two Japanese A5M fighters over Nanxiong, Guangdong Province, China, but his fighter would run out of fuel, forcing him to crash land in a rice paddy; he suffered light injuries as he was thrown out of the aircraft on landing. ww2dbase [Zhu Jiaxun | Nanxiong, Guangdong | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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