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Ogawa, Kiyoshi

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1922 (Gunma Prefecture, Japan)
Date of death:
May 11th, 1945 (USS Bunker Hill. Pacific Ocean)
Buried on:
Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Captain Kiyoshi Ogawa was a kamikaze pilot who crashed his fighter plane into the USS "Bunker Hill" on 11 May 1945. As a result, 373 were killed, 264 were wounded and 43 were missing.

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Sources

  • - Bulletin Special Attack (November 2006 issue, Special Attack Corps War Dead Memorial Peace Memorial Association ), blz. 25-28
    - Bunker Hill I (CV-17)

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