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    Niigata 新潟市 Niigata Prefecture | Honshū Japan
Location
Lat 37° 53' 60N Long 139° 0' 0E  Niigata is the capital of Niigata Prefecture in the Chūbu Region on the northern coast of Honshū in Japan. Borders Niigata Harbor and beyond the Sea of Japan. To the northwest is Sado Island.

Wartime History
Starting in late May 1945 until late July 1945, B-29s bombed and release sea mines off Niigata.

American missions against Niigata
May 24, 1945–July 27, 1945

B-29 "Sharon Linn" 44-70116
Pilot Jordan crashed July 20, 1945

Niigata Airport
Built postwar located to the east of Niigata.

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Last Updated
July 13, 2020

 

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