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Aioi, Takahide

Date of birth:
January 4th, 1912 (Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan)
Date of death:
March 6th, 1993 (Japan)
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)


Vice admiral Takahide Aioi (lieutenant colonel during the war) was a fighter ace pilot of the Second World War. He was officially credited with destroying 10 enemy aircraft, five during the Second Sino-Japan War.

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Emperor's Visit to Japan Commemorative Medal