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    Kakumabetsu Airfield Paramushir Island | Kurlie Islands (Chishima-Rettō) Japan

Located on the northern coast of Paramushir Island. To the east was Mito Yama and Kakumabetsu Bay. To the north is Daigo Point (Daigo-saki). Nearby was the Kakumabetsu Cannery.

The Japanese built a single runway measuring 3,800' x 150'.

Wartime History
During the later stages of the Pacific War, Ki-44 Tojo fighters operated from this airfield.

American missions against Kakumabetsu Airfield
December 5, 1944 - March 10, 1945

The Empire Express page 26 (photo)

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Last Updated
October 21, 2018


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