|Allegiance||Empire of Japan|
|Service/branch||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Years of service||1910 - 1942|
|Commands held||Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi|
Taijiro Aoki（青木泰二郎） was a Japanese Captain of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Aoki graduated from the Naval Academy at Etajima in 1910. In April 1942, he became the captain of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi. He was in command of ship at the time of her sinking at the battle of Midway in 1942, and attempted to go down with his ship until being forcibly removed by his crew. After the battle, he was the commander of the Kure Naval Arsenal for a short time; however, in October 1942, he retired from service.
- Dull, Paul, S (1978). A battle history of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941-1945. Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute. ISBN 978-1-59114-219-5.
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