Maj. Shogo Takeuchi, JAAF ace with 19 victories, including one B-24.
Pilots of Japanese Navy 202nd Air Group, Kupang, Timor, Dutch East Indies, Feb 1943; note Yoshiro Hashiguchi (left most pilot), Kiyoshi Ito (right most pilot), and Zero fighters.
Maj. Saburo Togo, JAAF ace with 22 victories.
Cap. Hiroshi Takiguchi, JAAF ace with 9 victories, including at least 3 B-24 confirmed.
W/O Takeshi Shimizu, JAAF ace with 9 victories, including one probable.
Back in 1941 when the Japanese Kamikaze's attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii the American people called them terrorists and the Japanese were generalized in this maner. Today after the events on September 11, Muslims are now perceived as terrorists. Does our racial profiling of people fade after time or does our society just pass down the torch of that word terrorist to the next group of people that attack us and generalizations are here to stay?
Cap. Mitsuyoshi Tarui, JAAF ace with 38 victories
Maj. Hyoe Yonaga, JAAF ace with 16 victories.
Cap. Goichi Sumino, JAAF ace with 27 victories, including one B-24 heavy bomber.