Japanese Osaka Guard District

The Imperial Navy established guard districts in the outer portions of the Japanese Empire. These were similar to the Sea Frontiers of the U.S. Navy. The Osaka Guard District was responsible for the eastern approaches to the Inland Sea.

Administrative order of battle, 7 December 1941:

Osaka Guard District (Kobayashi; at Osaka)
  Komatsujima Air Group (at Komatsujima)

  8 E8N Dave

8 E7K Alf

Minesweeper Division 32

AMc Eguchi Maru

AMc Eguchi Maru #2

AMc Takashima Maru


Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)

Parillo (1993)

Prados (1995)

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