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34.70N) was the location of Nakajima Hikoki K.K. Plant
#13, producing aircraft engine
components, on the coastline east of Nagoya.
The city was also a center of locomotive production. It had a
population of about 165,000 in 1944, packed into an area of just 4.4
square miles. The city had a Japanese Army airfield used for primary flight training.
On 17-18 June 1945 the city was bombed by 73
Bombardment Wing, which dropped 912 tons of incendiaries and
destroyed 70 percent of the city.
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