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    Maizuru 舞鶴市 Kyōto Prefecture | Honshū Japan
Location
Lat 35° 27' 0N Long 135° 19' 60E  Maizuru is located in Kyōto Prefecture in the Kansai Region on the north coast of Honshū in Japan. Borders Maizuru Harbor to the north and beyond the Sea of Japan.

American mission against Maizuru and Maizuru Harbor
May 20, 1945–August 7, 1945

Maizuru Naval Base
The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) established Maizuru Naval Base in 1901 for use during the Russo-Japanese War and continued to be used until the ened of the Pacific War. Also known as Maizuru Naval Yard. The Maizuru Naval Arsenal was based at this location building warships and doing repairs. The Maizuru Naval District was based at Maizuru. Also based the No. 2 Maizuru Special Naval Landing Force (SNLF). During 1944, a Naval Aviation School was established in Maizuru.

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Last Updated
June 15, 2019

 

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