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    Kushira Airfield Kagoshima Prefecture | Kyūshū Japan

Location
Kushira Airfield is located near Kushira in Kagoshima Prefecture on Kyūshū.

Wartime History
Built during April 1944 as a training base. On March 1, 1945, Kushira was used for kamikaze attacks. Kushira became the third largest kamikaze base, after Kanoya Airfield and Chiran Airfield.

American Missions Against Kushira
April 21, 1945 - June 29, 1945

LinkKushira War Dead Memorial Tower
Built in October 1969, this memorial tower was built as a memorial. The area around the tower is called Kushira Peace Park.

References
Kamikaze Images Website

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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