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CHINA

World War II

NAME                   VICTORIES         UNITS              COMMENTS

Lo Chi                    11                                8)
Liu Chi-Sheng             10.58 [10+2]   21 PS              All SJC, 5), 17)
Liu Chi-Sun                9             21, 24 PS          8 in SJC, 17)
Chin Shui-Tin              8.5  [8+1]    28 PS              American, All SJC, 15)
Kao You-Hsin               8.33 [8+1]    21 PS              All SJC, 2)
Yuan Pao-Kang              8                                All SJC, 12)
Kao You-Chajn              8             4 PG               All SJC, 2), 3)
Wong Sun-Shui              7             17, 29 PS          American, All SJC, 14)
Wong Pan-Yang              7    [4+6]    17 PS, 5 FG        American, All SJC, 13)
Liu Chui-Kang              7             24 PS              All SJC, 6)
Wang Kuang-Fu              6.5           USAAF 7(P) FS      11)
Shen Tse-Liu               6.5  [4+5]    3 PG, 17 PS        All SJC
Liu Chung-Wu               6.25 [6+1]    23 PS              3.25 in SJC, 7)
Tsang Hsi-Lan              6             USAAF 75, 8(P) FS  10)
Le Yi-Chin                 6             22 PS              All SJC
Kwang Hsin-Jui             6
Kao Chi-Hang               6    [5+2]    4 PG               All SJC
Chow Ting-Fong             6             34, 28, 25 PS      All SJC
Chow Che-Kai               6
Zhu Jia-Xun                5             8, 32 PS           All SJC
Tan Kun                    5             USAAF 7(P), 32(P) FS  9)
Mao Ying-Chu               5             23 PS, 4 PG        1 in SJC
Lu Ji-Chun                 5             23 PS              All SJC
Chu Chin-Hsun              5
Chen Chi-Wei               5                                All SJC, 1)


Louie Yim-Qun              4    [3+2]    28 PS              American, All SJC, 16)
Leng Pei Su                4             USAAF 29(P) FS
Chung Han-Fai              4             USAAF 32(P) FS
Chen Huai-Min              4             23 PS              All SJC
Wu Ting-Chun               3             22 PS              All SJC
Teng Chung-Kai             3    [2+2]    29 PS              All SJC
Cheng Tun Yung             3             USAAF 74 FS
Cheng Sung Ting            3             USAAF 28(P) FS
Chang Chi Ming             3             USAAF 28(P) FS
Yuan Chin-Han              2.83 [2+2]    21, 22 PS          All SJC
Liang Tian-Cheng           2.5  [2+1]    22 PS              All SJC
Cheng Hsiao-Yu             2.5  [2+1]    22 PS              All SJC
Lee Kuei-Tan               2.16 [1+3]    21 PS, 4 PG        All SJC, 4)
Wang Yu-Kun                2             23 PS              All SJC
Wang Tien-Hsiang           2             4 PG               All SJC
Wang Han-Hsun              2             26 PS              All SJC
Tan Won                    2    [1+2]    21 PS              All SJC
Ma Kwok-Lim                2             17, 29 PS          Canadian-Chinese, All SJC
Liu Chi-Han                2             22 PS              All SJC
Liao Tan Ching             2             USAAF 32(P) FS
Chung Hung Chiu            2             USAAF 76, 32(P) FS
Chou Geng-Hsu              2             22, 28 PS          All SJC
Chao Yen Kun               2             USAAF 28(P) FS
Feng Yu-Ho                 2             22 PS              All SJC
Wang Wen-Hua               1.33 [1+1]    21 PS              All SJC
Teng Ming-Teh              1.25 [1+1]    25, 21 PS          All SJC
Li Yu-Rong                 1.25 [1+1]    29 PS              All SJC
Chou Ling-Hsu              1.25 [1+1]    29 PS              All SJC
Yuan Bao-Kang              1             PG                 All SJC
Yoh K. C.                  1             USAAF 27(P) FS
Yan S. H.                  1             USAAF 5(P) Gp
Yang Yu-Ching              1             23 PS              All SJC
Yang Shen-Yen              1             4 PG               All SJC
Wu Hsiao Lin               1             USAAF 32(P) FS
Wei Chienmu                1             32 PS              All SJC
Wei Dingleh                1             32 PS              All SJC
Wang Yin-Hua               1             23 PS              All SJC
Wang Yen Chow              1             USAAF 8(P) FS
Wang Sung Chin             1             USAAF 32(P) FS
Wang Meng T.               1             USAAF 7(P) FS
Tang Pu-Sheng              1             4 PG               All SJC
Tang Chung Chien           1             USAAF 7(P) FS
Shu T. S.                  1             USAAF 26(P) FS
Shen C. T.                 1             USAAF 29(P) FS
Pa Ching-Cheng             1             4 PG               All SJC
Mo Ta-Yen                  1             17 PG              All SJC
Mao Chao Pin               1             USAAF 8(P) FS
Lo Ying-Teh                1             24 PS              All SJC
Liu Wie-Chuan              1                                All SJC
Liu Shao Yao               1             USAAF 28(P) FS
Liu Mu Yu                  1             USAAF 28(P) FS
Liu Meng-Chin              1             29 PS              All SJC
Liu Ling-Yang              1             28 PS              All SJC
Liu Chieh Min              1             USAAF 28(P) FS
Li Tsung Tang              1             USAAF 7(P) FS
Lin Y. S.                  1             USAAF 17(P) FS
Li Chia-Hsun               1             3 PG               All SJC
Lee Yu Min                 1             USAAF 28(P) FS
Lee Chi Kang               1             USAAF 28(P) FS
Lee Hung Lin               1             USAAF 74 FS
Ku Po                      1             USAAF 8(P) FS
Kuo Yao-Nan                1             17 PS              All SJC
Kuan Chen Min              1             USAAF 32(P) FS
Kao L.                     1             USAAF 29(P) FS
Chu F. H.                  1             USAAF 5(P) Gp
Cheng Tsun                 1             USAAF 28(P) FS
Chan Kee-Wong              1             28 PS              All SJC
Chang T. T.                1             USAAF 5(P) Gp
Chang Shih Chen            1             USAAF 7(P) FS
Chang Ming-Sheng           1             22 PS              All SJC
Chang Kuang-Yun            1             4 PG               All SJC
Chang Kuang-Ming           1             22 PS              All SJC
Chang Kong-Wen             1                                All SJC
Chang E. F.                1             USAAF 5(P) Gp
Hu Ho Hsing                1             USAAF 8(P) FS
Huang Yan-Po               1             4 PG               All SJC
Huang Kuang-Han            1             22 PS              All SJC
Hsin Sau-Chuan             1             23 PS              All SJC
He Jermin                  1             32 PS              All SJC
Feng T. Y.                 1             USAAF 29(P) FS
Fang W.                    1             USAAF 29(P) FS
Er Shi-Tong                1             32 PS              All SJC
Chen Sheng-Hsing           0.7  [0+2]    21 PS              All SJC
Liu Chi-Wei                0.5  [0+1]    8 PS               All SJC
Liang T. S.                0.5  [0+1]    USAAF 29(P) FS
Lai Ming-Tang              0.5  [0+1]    4 PG               All SJC
Chen Yau-Wei               0.5  [0+1]    8 PS               All SJC
Chang Y. K.                0.5  [0+1]    USAAF 26(P) FS
Huang Chu-Ku               0.5  [0+1]    8 PS               All SJC
Shang Deh-Ren              0.25 [0+1]    29 PS              All SJC
Fan Hsin-Min               0.25 [0+1]    29 PS              All SJC
Zhu Huan                   0.20 [0+1]    21 PS              All SJC
Wu Guo-Duan                0.20 [0+1]    21 PS              All SJC
Sun Bo-Xian                0.20 [0+1]    21 PS              All SJC
Hu Nai-Wu                  0.20 [0+1]    21 PS              All SJC


? Li Shi-Sun               9
? Zhe Ti-Wej               5                                All SJC
? Tsang S.-L.              5                                All SJC
? Zhu Jafen                2                                All SJC
? Zhou Ganju               1                                All SJC

FG ... Fighter Group
FS ... Fighter Squadron
PG ... Pursuit Group
PS ... Pursuit Squadron
(P)FS ... (Provisional) Fighter Squadron
(P)Gp ... (Provisional) Group
SJC ... Sino-Japanese Conflict
USAAF ... United States Army Air Force - Chinese-American Composite Wing
[x+y] ... [individual+shared] victories
 
Comments:
1) ... His name is also given as Čen Ťi-Wej.
2) ... They are probably the same pilot.
3) ... His name is also given as Kao Yu-Hain (Shores, Ch.: Air Aces, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1983).
4) ... According to some sources he was credited with 12 victories (Shores, Ch.: c.d). His name is also given as Li Kwei-Tan (Rajlich, J.: Esa na obloze, Naše vojsko 1995).
5) ... Some older resources assign 11.33 confirmed kills to Liu Chi-Sheng (Shores, Ch.: c.d). According to new pieces of knowledge Liu Chi-Sheng got to the end of World War II with big probability only 10.58 [10+2] officialy confirmed victories (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/aces.htm). His name is also given as Liu Che-Sheng (Shores, Ch.: c.d.) or Liou Če-Šeng. Liu Chi-Sheng ended the war as the leading ace of the Republic of China Air Force.
6) ... Liu Chui-Kang is usually shown with eleven victories (Shores, Ch.: c.d., Rajlich, J.: c.d.). At the time of his death Liu Chui-Kang was credited with only 7 confirmed victories (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, c.d.). His name can also be spelled as Liu Tsui-Kan (Shores, Ch.: c.d., Rajlich, J.: c.d.).
7) ... Older resources present that Liu Chung-Wu got 6 victories in total.(Shores, Ch.: c.d.). It shows, on the basis of new materials, that Liu Chung-Wu got one more confirmed victory, when he shared destroyed one japanese A5M from 12th or 13th Kokutais on 18th February 1938 (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, c.d.).
8) ... His name is also given as Lo Chu (Shores, Ch.: c.d.).
9) ... Also known as Kuan Tan. Total victory count may be 8.
10) ... His name is also given as Tsang Tsi-Lan.
11) ... He claimed two more victories in the Mar-Aug 1945, and received the appropriate award for eight victories (Olynyk, F.: Stars And Bars (A Tribute to the American Fighter Ace 1920-1973), Grub Street, London 1995, p.618).
12) ... His name is also given as Jüan Pao-Kang.
13) ... John Wong. His name is also given as Hwang Pei-Yang (Shores, Ch.: c.d.) and as John Pung-Yung Hwang (Toliver, R. F. - Constable, T. J.: Fighter Aces, 1965.), which would be a transliteration from Mandarin. His name should more properly be transliterated from Cantonese. Some resources assign 5 [2+6] confirmed kills to Wong Pan-Yang (Olynyk, F.: c.d., Toliver, R. F. - Constable, T. J.: Fighter Aces of the U.S.A., 1997). According to new pieces of knowledge Wong Pan-Yang got to the end of Sino-Japanese Conflict with big probability 7 [4+6] officialy confirmed victories (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, c.d.).
14) ... John Wong, Buffalo Wong. His name is also given as Huang Shing-Yui (Shores, Ch.: c.d.). Some resources assign 8.5 [8+1] confirmed kills to Wong Sun-Shui (Olynyk, F.: c.d., Toliver, R. F. - Constable, T. J.: c.d., 1965). According to new pieces of knowledge Wong Sun-Shui got to the end of Sino-Japanese Conflict with big probability only 7 officialy confirmed victories (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, c.d.).
15) ... Chin Shui-Tin (Arthur). His name appears as Chen Jui-Tien (Shores, Ch.: c.d.). It is also given as Chin Suey-tin in english records supplied by the Chinese Air Force on Taiwan. Some resources assign 6.5 [6+1] confirmed kills to Chin Shui-Tin (Olynyk, F.: c.d.). According to new pieces of knowledge Chin Shui-Tin got to the end of Sino-Japanese Conflict with big probability 8.5 [8+1] officialy confirmed victories (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, c.d.).
16) ... Louie Yim-Qun (Clifford Louie, Long Legged Louie). His name is given as Lo I-Ching (Shores, Ch.: c.d.). Listed in Fighter Aces (Toliver, R. F. - Constable, T. J., 1965) with 5 victories and in Stars & Bars (Olynyk, F.) with 2.5 [1+3] victories. According to new pieces of knowledge Louie Yim-Qun got to the end of Sino-Japanese Conflict with big probability 4 [3+2] officialy confirmed victories (Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War, c.d.).
17) ... They are probably the same pilot.

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