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Old 31st August 2017, 16:26
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Re: Lt. Hideki Shingo

I have that:

Seems not to have claimed victories in China :14° Air Group F.Squadron 1939
December 1941-march 42 with Tainan Ku
July 1942-October 1942 group leader on Shokaku

Claims:
08/12/1941.
one P-40 shared (1/2) (a)
05/02/1942.
one curtis CW-21B shared (1/3) (b)
08/02/1942.
two B-17 collective (2x1/9/ (c)
19/02/1942.
one?P-40 (d)
23/02/1942.
one P-40 shared (1/3) (e)
26/10/1942.
one PBY-5 collective (f)

30/08/1942
Shot down and crashed on a beach of Guadalcanal,by VMF-223 (perhaps by John L.Smith or Marion E.Carl) or 67° Fighter Squadron.

(a)3 P-40 (3° Pursuit Squadron Provisional).1 P-35 (34° Pursuit Squadron Provisional) lost.
(b)1 CW-21B lost
(c)2 B-17 of 7° B.Group lost (41-2456,41-2492)
(d)7 P-40 lost (4 of 17° Pursuit Squadron Provisional,2 of 17°/20° Pursuit Squadron Provisional,1 of 3°/17° Pursuit Squadron Provisional
(e)no? lost (against 17°Pursuit Squadron Provisional)
(f)unfounded,no loss of "Catalina"

Michel
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