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Chung-yul, Kim

Date of birth:
September 29th, 1917 (Kyou castle/Gyeonggi province, Greater Japan)
Date of death:
September 7th, 1992 (South Korea)
Nationality:
Korean (1910-1944, Colony)

Biography

Kim Chung-yul (Japanese name: Sadao Kagawa) was a pilot on the Imperial Japanese Navy. He was appointed the 19th Prime Minister of South Korea in 1987.

Promotions:
1940: Second Lieutenant
1943: First Lieutenant
March 1944: Captain

Military careerr:
1937-1940 Army Military Academy/Army Aviation Academy (graduated with honors)
December 1941: Departed to the Philippines.
1943: Graduated from the Akeno Army Air Force Academy in Japan, becoming the first fighter squadron among the contemporary students.
September 1944: Java and played a leading role in the Japanese invasion of Southeast Asia.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Rikugun-Shōi (Second Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
1940
Army Air Force Pilot Badge

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