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    Tokorozawa Airfield Tokyo Japan

Location
4.5 miles south of Irumagawa towards Tokyo, to the north of Tokorozawa city.

Units based at Tokorozawa
27th Sentai (Ki-45kai), Ki-32 and Ki-51 Sonias
200th Sentain (Ki-84) 1945
Tokorozawa Hikoshidan Seibi Hikotai (Instructor Maitenence Division)
52nd Sentai (Ki-84) 1945

American Missions Against Tokorozawa
May 25 - July 8, 1945

May 25, 1945
(20th AF) Iwo Jima-based P-51s fly 73 effective strike sorties against Matsudo and Tokorozawa Airfields, Japan claiming 8-0-1 Japanese aircraft in the air and 10-0-40 on the ground

June 11, 1945
(20th AF) Iwo Jima Island-based fighters hit Tokorozawa Airfield; pilots attacking the airfield claim 18 parked airplanes destroyed and 30+ damaged

July 8, 1945
(20th AF) 2 fighter groups (100+) P-51s from Iwo Jima pound airfields and other targets at Hyakuri, Chofu, Tokorozawa, and Yachimata, Japan; 5 aircraft are claimed downed and at least 25 destroyed on the ground; 8 P-51s are lost.

American Occupation
Became an American US Army Logistical Depot, for vehicles, supplies and weapons, and used during the Korean war. Later, the base was return to the Japanese.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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