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    Kawasaki 川崎市 Kanagawa Prefecture | Honshū Japan
Lat 35° 31′ 0″ N Long 139° 42′ 0″ E  Kawasaki is located in Kanagawa Prefecture in the Keihin Region inside the Kantō Region on Honshū in Japan. Also known as Kawasaki City. To the northeast is Tokyo and to the southwest is Yokohama. Today, Kawasaki is the ninth most populated city in Japan and one of the main cities forming the Greater Tokyo area and the Keihin Industrial area.

Wartime History
During the war, the Mitsubishi Oil Refinery and Hayama Petroleum Center were both located in Kawasaki. During early April 1945 bombed by B-29 Superfortress heavy bombers until early August 1945. The bombing raids destroyed much of the industrial infrastructure and urban area.

American missions against Kawasaki
April 3, 1945–August 1, 1945

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Last Updated
April 14, 2020


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