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Japanese Ace Who Shot Down Pappy Boyington
KAWATO, Masajiro “Mike”  (1925-2008).  Japanese Zero Pilot who had 19 kills and suffered 17 wounds.  During his lifetime he was considered by many Japanese as Japan’s greatest WWII Ace. He downed the Black Sheep Squadron’s leader Pappy Boyington on January 2, 1944. Boyington was picked up by a Japanese submarine and held prisoner until war’s end.  Kawato’s business card where he has written on the verso: “Masajiro Mike Kawato, Japanese WWII Ace, 19 Victories Shot down Col. Greg Pappy Boyington.” Most unusual and in excellent condition...............................$95.00







Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com