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31 May 1943

China
  • Zang Xilan, flying a P-40E fighter, shot down a Ki-44 aircraft that was pursuing the P-40E fighter flown by Lieutenant Colonel John R. Alison of 75th Fighter Squadron of USAAF 23rd Fighter Group. They were both escorting a group of B-24 bombers attacking Jingmen, Hubei Province, China. ww2dbase [Zang Xilan | Jingmen, Hubei | CPC]
27 Oct 1944

China
  • Wang Guangfu, flying a P-40N fighter, participated in a surprise second raid of the second day on Jingmen Airfield in Hubei Province, China which had already been struck hours earlier. He shot down a fleeing Ki-48 aircraft and three Ki-43 aircraft (one of which was shared with Lieutenant Heyward Paxton). ww2dbase [Wang Guangfu | Jingmen, Hubei | CPC]

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