- Date of birth:
- December 15th, 1915 (Kagawa Prefecture, Japan)
- Date of death:
- November 25th, 1944 (Leyte, Philippines)
- Buried on:
- Yasukuni War Shrine
- Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)
Lieutenant Yoshimi Minami was a fighter ace pilot who died in a failed kamikaze attempt off Leyte in 1944. He was credited for 15 air victories. Minami was posthumously promoted to captain.
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- - Japanese Naval Aces and Fighter Units in World War II. (Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press)
- Japan Navy Fighter Corp.s (Book of Forest Press Center, 2003)