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Hiratsuka

Hiratsuka (139.35E 35.34N) was a small industrial town on the coast south of Tokyo. Its population in 1945 was 42,150 persons.

Nippon Kokusai Koku Kogyo K.K. had one of its main aircraft assembly plants here.  The approximate production schedule was roughly as follows:

Aircraft Type Average Airframes Per Month Starting Month Ending Month
K9W Cypress
16
1943-1
1945-8

The city was bombed on 16 July 1945 with the destruction of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2) or 44.2% of the city.

Rail connections

Fujisawa

Numazu


References

Craven and Cate (1952; accessed 2010-10-15)



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