35° 42' 0N Long 139° 25' 0E Tachikawa city was founded on December 1, 1940. Located roughly 40 km west of the Tokyo. Also known as "Tatikawa".
During the late 1930s,
Hitachi and Showa Aircraft Industry operated factories in Tachikawa.
American missions against Tachikawa
April 3 - June 4, 1945
Large Japanese airfield, postwar a major American base
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August 25, 2018