Kumamoto Prefecture is the western portion of Kyūshū Island.
Matsubase was a town located in Shimomashiki District. On January 15, 2005 Matsubase was merged with the towns of Misumi and Shiranuhi, both from Uto District, and the towns of Ogawa and Toyono, from Shimomashiki District, to form the new city of Uki and no longer exists as an independent municipality.
American missions against Matsubase
July 27 - August 7, 1945
July 27, 1945
(FEAF) P-47s hit communications
and industrial targets including Matsubase
August 7, 1945
(FEAF) 345th BG B-25s hit bridges
and other targets at Matsubase. Lost is B-25J 44-31300 (POW, executed)
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August 25, 2018