Saburo Sakai was a legendary flying pilot (of Samurai ancestry) of the Japanese Imperial Navy during WWII. His full biography HERE
Below are two videos describing in full details two of his many air battles. Both taken from his classic autobiography SAMURAI!
Battle of Guadalcanal - Sakai Saburo vs James "Pug" Southerland
In the first battle of Guadalcanal, IJN Ace Saburo Sakai faces off against an assault of F4F Wildcats. Among the American pilots was Navy veteran James "Pug" Southerland