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Kushiro

Kushiro (144.36E 43.01N) was an important port of Hokkaido. Coal mines in the area had a production of about 6.5 million tons a year in 1941. The city was the headquarters for a regimental district of 7 Division.

The airfield was used from February 1944 on to base antisubmarine air forces of 1 Air Division.

Rail Connections

Obihiro

Shari


References

"Handbook on Japanese Military Forces" (1944-9-15; accessed 2015-12-25)

Japanese Monograph 45 (accessed 2015-12-25)

Van Royen and Bowles (1952)


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