Kiyonobu Suzuki (ace)
Suzuki while serving with the 12th Air Group in China between March and September 1938
Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
|Died||26 October 1942
|Allegiance||Empire of Japan|
|Service/branch||Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service (IJN)|
|Years of service||1933-1942|
|Battles/wars||Second Sino-Japanese War
Kiyonobu Suzuki (Japanese: 鈴木 清延; 1914 – 26 October 1942) was a warrant 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 and the Pacific he was officially credited with destroying nine enemy aircraft. As a member of the aircraft carrier Jun'yō's fighter group, Suzuki was killed in action on 26 October 1942 during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.
- 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.
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