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Yoshimi Minami

Given NameYoshimi
Born15 Dec 1915
Died25 Nov 1944


ww2dbaseYoshimi Minami was born in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. He was a carrier pilot with the Japanese Navy, credited with downing 15 enemy aircraft during the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific War. He was shot down in Nov 1944 while attempting to conduct a kamikaze special attack on an American ship.

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Japanese Navy pilot Lieutenant Yoshimi Minami, circa 1937-1944

Yoshimi Minami Timeline

15 Dec 1915 Yoshimi Minami was born.
25 Nov 1944 Yoshimi Minami passed away.

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Event(s) Participated:
» Attack on Pearl Harbor
» Raids into the Indian Ocean
» Battle of Coral Sea
» Mariana Islands Campaign and the Great Turkey Shoot
» Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign

Ship(s) Served:
» Hiryu
» Shokaku
» Taiho
» Zuiho

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Japanese Navy pilot Lieutenant Yoshimi Minami, circa 1937-1944

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