35° 10' 0N Long 136° 55' 0E Nagoya is the capital of Aichi
Prefecture in the Chūbu Region on the southern coast of central Honshū in Japan. Today, Nagoya is the third largest city in Japan. Also known as Nagoya City.
American missions against Nagoya
April 18, 1942 - August 14, 1945
Nagoya Jo (Nagoya Castle)
Destroyed by B-29 bombing on May 14, 1945. Fumei-mon (Gate) and donjon destroyed during the bombing, rebuilt in March 1978. The grounds and castle are open to tourist today.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Mitsubishi Juukougyou K. K.)
Oe-machi was the big aircraft plant on the southern outskirts of Nagoya. The Army aircraft portion was later known as the Mitsubishi No. 5 Airframe Works. Later, the Dotoku Plant was reported to have opened in February 1943 as an auxiliary to the Oe-machi for production.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Museum
Zero, J8M1 Shusui and documents, models and parts from wartime aircraft
Military arsenal at Nagoya
Airport Aerospace Museum
Present day airport with aviation museum
Komaki Airfield (Kamake, Nagoya Air Base, Nagoya Airport)
Wartime airfield still in use today
Located on the outskirts of Nagoya
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February 4, 2018