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Iwakuni

Iwakuni (132.229E 34.163N) is a city and port in southern Honshu, located on the Inland Sea. It was the location of a naval air station that was part of the training system for Japanese naval aviators. Iwakuni Air Group with 96 K5Y "Willow" trainer aircraft was based here. The Marifu railway yards were also located in the city.

The Marifu railway yards were bombed by three groups of the 313 Bombardment Wing on 14 August 1945.

Rail connections

Hiroshima

Tokuyama

References
Frank (1999)


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