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    Nagoya Aichi Prefecture | Honshū Japan
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Justin Taylan 2007

Location
Lat 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
Includes A6M5 Zero, J8M1 Shusui and documents, models and parts from wartime aircraft

Nagoya Arsenal
Military arsenal at Nagoya

Nagoya Airport Aerospace Museum
Present day airport with aviation museum

Komaki Airfield (Kamake, Nagoya Air Base, Nagoya Airport)
Wartime airfield still in use today

Kasumigaura Airfield
Wartime airfield

Nagano Airfield
Wartime airfield

Meiji Airfield
Located on the outskirts of Nagoya

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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