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Kofu

Kofu (138.58E 35.66N) is a city in a mountain valley north of Mount Fuji, with a population of 102,400 in 1945. It was the headquarters of a regimental district of 1 Division.

Tachikawa Hikoki K.K. opened a new plant here in 1944 where it was hoped the Superfortresses could not reach. However, the town was raided on 6 July 1945 and 65% of the town destroyed.

Rail connections

Shiroyama

Yamaba


References

Craven and Cate (1952; accessed 2015-1-27)

Francillon (1979)

"Handbook on Japanese Military Forces" (1944-9-15; accessed 2015-1-27)


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