Chitoshi Isozaki

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Chitoshi Isozaki
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Isozaki in 1944 or 1945 while assigned to Air Group 210 in Japan
Native name 磯崎 千利
Born (1913-01-12) January 12, 1913 (age 101)
Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Allegiance Japan
Service/branch Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service (IJN)
Rank Lieutenant
Battles/wars

Chitoshi Isozaki (磯崎 千利 Isozaki Chitoshi?, born 12 January 1913) was an officer and ace fighter pilot in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific theater of World War II. In aerial combat over China, the Pacific, and Japan, he was officially credited with destroying twelve enemy aircraft. Isozaki survived World War II.

References[edit]

  • Hata, Ikuhiko; Yasuho Izawa, Don Cyril Gorham (translator) (1975 (original) 1989 (translation)). Japanese Naval Aces and Fighter Units in World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-315-6. 
  • Sakaida, Henry (2002). Aces of the Rising Sun, 1937–1945. Great Britain: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-618-6.