29 Apr 1938
  • Tetsuzo Iwamoto shot down several Chinese fighters in combat. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Japanese aircraft attacked Wuhan, Hubei, China; Chinese fighters shot down 21 Japanese aircraft at cost of only 12 aircraft lost. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Mao Yingchu, flying an I-15bis fighter, engaged Japanese A5M fighters over Hankou, Hubei Province, China. His aircraft spun out of control, taking him out of the combat zone; he was able to regain control at the altitude of 1,000 feet. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Zhu Jiaxun, flying an I-15bis fighter, claimed a Japanese G3M bomber southeast of Wuchang, Hubei Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Cen Zeliu, flying an I-15bis fighter, shot down a Japanese G3M bomber over Hankou, Hubei Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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