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    Tachikawa 立川市 Tokyo Metropolis | Honshū Japan

USAAF April 1945


USAAF April 29, 1945
Location
Lat 35° 42' 0N Long 139° 25' 0E  Tachikawa is located at an elevation of 187' / 56m above sea level roughly 40 km west of the Tokyo in the Tokyo Metropolis (Tokyo Prefecture) of Honshū in Japan. Also known as "Tatikawa".

Tachikawa City was founded on December 1, 1940.

Wartime History
During the 1930s until the end of the Pacific War, Hitachi and Showa Aircraft Industry operated factories in Tachikawa.

American missions against Tachikawa
April 3, 1945–June 4, 1945

Tachikawa Airfield
Large Japanese airfield, postwar a major American base

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Last Updated
April 23, 2020

 

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