| Hatsuo Hidaka|
Lieutenant (junior grade)
| Second Sino-Japanese War
Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service
Second Sino-Japanese War, Pacific War
Hatsuo Hidaka Wikipedia
Hatsuo Hidaka (日高 初男, Hidaka Hatsuo, May 7, 1915 – ?) 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. Hidaka survived World War II.