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    Akeno Airfield (Akenogahara) Mie Pref Japan

Location
Located near the coast in MIe Prefecture.

Construction
Single runway 4,950' x 2,640' was used as an Japanese Army Air Force and government landing field. This airfield had all facilities.

Wartime Usage
Used as a training field for Japanese Army Air Force.

In 1943, students also had the opportunity to fly three captured P-40s and even a P-51B Mustang. The P-51 carried "Evalina" on the nose (spelling unclear).

American Missions Against Akeno (Akenogahara)
April 22 - July 16, 1945

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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