Yoshio Yoshida

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1921 –

27

Who is Yoshio Yoshida?

Yoshio Yoshida is a retired Japanese army aviator known for achieving flying ace status against Boeing B-29 Superfortresses. Among pilots in his air group, the 70th Sentai, Yoshida downed the second-highest number of B-29s: six confirmed and one probable. He was awarded the Bukosho, the highest award given by the Imperial Japanese Army to soldiers who demonstrated exceptionally valorous action in combat.

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Born
1921
Hiroshima

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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