Yoshio Fukui

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Yoshio Fukui
File:Yoshio Fukui.jpg
Born April 10, 1913
Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
Died June 30, 1989
Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
Allegiance  Empire of Japan
Service/branch Naval Ensign of Japan.svg Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service (IJN)
Years of service 1931–1945
Rank Lieutenant
Battles/wars Second Sino-Japanese War
Pacific War

Yoshio Fukui (福井 義男 Fukui Yoshio?, April 10, 1913 - June 30, 1989) was an officer and ace fighter pilot in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific theater of World War II. In aerial combat over China and the Pacific, he was officially credited with destroying 11 enemy aircraft with four probables. Fukui survived World War II.


  • Hata, Ikuhiko; Yasuho Izawa; Don Cyril Gorham (translator) (1975 (original) 1989 (translation)). Japanese Naval Aces and Fighter Units in World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-315-6.  Check date values in: |date= (help)