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This article discusses the Japanese city. For the airfield and aircraft repair center on Formosa, see Takao.
34.602N) was an industrial center in central Honshu, on the Inland Sea, producing textiles, rubber goods, and
machinery. The Korakuen, a famous 18th
century park, is located
here. The population was approximately 163,000 persons in 1945.
The city was the center of a regimental district for 10 Division.
Mitsubishi Jukogyo K.K. This aircraft factory, located in the suburb of Tsurashima, had the following production schedule:
|Aircraft Type||Average Airframes Per Month||Starting Month||Ending Month|
The city was heavily strategically bombed and about 63% of its area was burned out by July 1945.
"Handbook on Japanese Military Forces" (1944-9-15; accessed 2012-1-6)
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