World War I

NAME                   CONFIRMED UNCONFIRMED     UNIT             AIRFORCE

Shigeno, Kiotake           2          6          N.26, GC.12      FFC

Isobe, Onokichi            -          -          N.48, N.2, N.57  FFC
Ito                        -          -          Spa.3            FFC
Kobayashi, Shukunosuke     -          -          Spa.86           FFC
Moro, Goroku               -          -          C.51             FFC
Yamanaka, Nabuo            -          -          N.49, Spa.77     FFC

Kiotake Shigeno
Kiotake Shigeno

Sources & Literature
  1. Bailey, Frank W. - Cony, Christophe: The French Air Service War Chronology 1914-1918, Day-To-Day Claims and Losses by French Fighter, Bomber and Two-Seat Pilots on The Western Front, Grub Street, 2002.
  2. Bobek, Jan: Japonci a číňan ve službách Armée se l'Air za veliké války, in Revi, No. 04, 1995.
  3. Guttman, John: A Japanese baron, the First Flying Samurai, flew for the Foreign Legion, Aviation Heritage, January 1991.
  4. Guttman, John: France's Foreign Legion of the Air, Part 9 - Shigeno: The First Flying Samurai, Windsock International Vol.7, No.2.
  5. Guttman, John: Groupe de Combat 12 'Les Cigognes', France's Ace Fighter Group in World War 1, Aviation Elite Units 18, Osprey Publishing, 2004.
  6. Ciel De Gloire - Histoire des As de L Aviation de 1914 a nos jours, http://www.cieldegloire.com/.
  7. Gleize, Jean-Paul: Aces, http://www.igleize.fr/aces/homeaces.htm.


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