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Yoshinao Kodaira

SurnameKodaira
Given NameYoshinao
CountryJapan
CategoryMilitary-Air
GenderMale

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ww2dbaseYoshinao Kodaira was born in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, in 1918. He was a Japanese Navy pilot who served aboard carriers Shokaku and Chiyoda, credited with downing 13 enemy aircraft during the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific War. After the war, he remained in the military as a member of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. He passed away in 2008.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Dec 2009

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Japanese Navy pilot Yoshinao Kodaira, circa 1939-1945




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Event(s) Participated:
» Battle of Coral Sea
» Guadalcanal Campaign
» Solomon Islands Campaign
» Mariana Islands Campaign and the Great Turkey Shoot
» Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign

Ship(s) Served:
» Chiyoda
» Shokaku

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Japanese Navy pilot Yoshinao Kodaira, circa 1939-1945


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