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Hamamatsu

Hamamatsu (137.73E 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.

Railroad connections

Shizuoka
Toyohashi


References
Frank (1999)


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