Munda Point Airfield

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Munda Point Airfield

Post by combatpx » 18 May 2020 14:51

Hi guys, I'm a new member of this forum, and this is my first post. Excited to be a part of this.

I've got a question regarding Munda Point Airfield. I need some more information about this airfield.

Who can help me with the following questions:
- What Japanese defense and armory was there (troops, AA guns,...)?
- Does somebody got more pictures of the defense, and how the air base looked like during the Japanese occupation?
- Exactly what Japanese planes were stationed there?

Thank you so much for your help!

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Re: Munda Point Airfield

Post by Akira Takizawa » 22 May 2020 08:30

- What Japanese defense and armory was there (troops, AA guns,...)?

Nanto Detachment
 229th Infantry Regiment
 41st Field AA Gun Battalion
 31st Independent Field AA Gun Company
 27th Field AA Machine Cannon Company

8th Combined SNLF
 Kure 6th SNLF
 12cm Naval Gun Company and 8cm AA Gun Company of Yokosuka 7th SNLF

- Does somebody got more pictures of the defense, and how the air base looked like during the Japanese occupation?

There is no photo during Japanese occupation. Only photos taken by the American from the air.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B8cHyMcCcAAL2Bu.jpg

- Exactly what Japanese planes were stationed there?

24 Zero fighters were stationed. But, they withdrew in Jan.

Taki

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