Ehime Prefecture, Japan
|Died||21 February 1941 (aged 33–34)
|Allegiance||Empire of Japan|
|Service/branch||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Years of service||1927–1941|
|Battles/wars||Second Sino-Japanese War|
Jirō Chōno was an officer and ace fighter pilot in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In combat over China, he was officially credited with destroying seven enemy aircraft. Chōno died in action on 21 February 1941 over Kunming.
- Hata, Ikuhiko; Yasuho Izawa (1989) . Japanese Naval Aces and Fighter Units in World War II. Don Cyril Gorham (translator). Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-315-6.
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