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Field survey of Japanese defenses on Chichi Jima Retto

United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas.

Field survey of Japanese defenses on Chichi Jima Retto

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Published by s.n. in S.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Chichi-Jima.
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Defenses.,
    • Chichi-Jima.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesInformation bulletin
      StatementU.S. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas.
      SeriesCINCPAC-CINCPOA bulletin ;, no. 2-46
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS503 .U55 no. 2-46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 pts. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6043131M
      LC Control Number48046599
      OCLC/WorldCa32518917

      —U.S. Navy destroyers engage Japanese vessels off Iwo and Chichi Jima. USS Waldron (DD ) is damaged after intentionally ramming a gunboat; USS Dortch (DD ) sinks auxiliary submarine chaser Ayukawa Maru north-northwest of Iwo Jima; USS Barton (DD ), USS Ingraham (DD ), and USS Moale (DD ) operating near Chichi Jima, sink.


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Field survey of Japanese defenses on Chichi Jima Retto by United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Editor’s Note: These pages contain scans of an original document typed by Major Y. Horie, Japanese officer in charge at Chichi Jima, the central base of supply and communication between Japan and the Bonin Islands.

The document was written by Major Horie on. The Japanese island of Chichi Jima lies in the Pacific Ocean, about miles north of Iwo Jima. At 24 square kilometres, it is the largest in a small. Friday, Ina book by James Bradley called ‘Flyboys’ was published, and it included details of the events on Chichi Jima.

FIELD SURVEY OF JAPANESE DEFENSE ON CHICHI JIMA RETTO, PART ONE-THE REPORT (CINCPAC-CINCPOA, BULLETIN NO. ) 15 February BOX 15 GENERAL FILE, BONIN ISLANDS (). Defense of Japan [Steven J Zaloga] -- Inwith her fleet destroyed and her armies beaten, the only thing that stood between Japan and an Allied invasion was the numerous coastal defence positions that surrounded the islands.

This is the first book to take a detailed look at the Japanese home island fortifications that were. United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas () Field Survey of Japanese Defenses on Chiji Jima Retto: United States Pacific fleet and Pacific () Information bulletin.

Nanpo shoto : 33 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. From Joint Intelligence Center Pacific Ocean Area BulletinField Survey of Japanese Defenses on Chichi Jima Retto: Part One - The Report, 15 Februarypages listed under the strength of Army units, as reported by the Japanese themselves at Chichi Jima: 17th Shipping Engineer Regiment (arrived 19 Jul 44) officers (T/O: 34, but.

After first stating that the final decisive battle would be waged in Japan Proper, the outline called for an immediate fortification in depth of Japan's defense perimeter. Included in this perimeter were Iwo Jima, Formosa, Okinawa, the Shanghai region, and the south coast of Korea.

1* Upon completing its survey of CHICHI JIMA the Japanese Defense Study Group proceeded to TRUK on board the USS Castle Rock (AVP 35) in accordance with references (a), (b), and (c). The Group was organized as set forth below to carry out its mission of reporting on the Japanese defenses on TRUK, Avail able intelligence material was studied.

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From United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Area, “Field Survey of Japanese Defenses on Chichi Jima Retto, Part One – the Report,” CINCPAC-CINCPOA Bulletin No.15 Februarypages Total Japanese order-of-battle, Bonin Islands, by island location and service: Army orbat by unit and unit strength.

Full text of "Command summary of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN: Nimitz "Graybook": 7 December August Volume 6 (1 January to 1. Chichi-jima Group (父島列島 Chichi-jima Rett word is conveyed to the Iwo Jima Japan Maritime Field survey of Japanese defenses on Chichi Jima Retto book Defense Force post, ["To Ogasawara Airport maintenance" feasibility study by survey] (in Japanese).

Yomiuri Shimbun. Archived from the original on   Carrier planes sink submarine chaser Ch 16 at Chichi Jima; coastal minelayer Sarushima in the Bonins, 27°10'N, °10'E; landing ships T, miles off Chichi Jima Retto, 27°05'N, °09'E; and T off east coast of Iwo Jima, 24°47'N, °20'E; auxiliary netlayer Taiko Maru off Onagawa Retto; minesweeper W [where°]28°35'N,   One of the islands, Chichi Jima, had a small airfield, crack anti-aircraft gunners, and communications that supported Japanese positions on other islands.

A number of planes were shot down while attacking Chichi, including one piloted by Navy Lt. (and future President) George H. Bush. Bush was rescued by a submarine and was one of the few.

Unless otherwise cited, material contained in the preceding section was based on the following sources: CinCPac-CinCPOA Bulletin No15Feb46, "Field Survey of Japanese Defense on Chichi Jima Retto," 5; Fifth Amphibious Corps C-2 Study of Enemy Situation, 6Jan45.

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The Bonin Islands, also known as the Ogasawara Islands (小笠原群島, Ogasawara Guntō), or, Yslas del Arzobispo, are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical and tropical islands, some 1, kilometres ( nmi; mi) directly south of Tokyo, Japan. The name "Bonin Islands" comes from the Japanese word bunin (an archaic reading of 無人 mujin), meaning "no people" or "uninhabited".

On the first day, Japanese carrier aircraft, coordinated with shore based Naval aircraft, carried out a large scale attack on U.S. Task Force Approximately enemy aircraft were shot down, with only moderate U.S.

air losses and minor damage to our surface vessels. U.S. submarines sank two Japanese aircraft carriers on this day.

Iwo Jima lay in Japan’s “Inner Vital Defense Zone” and was in fact administered as part of the Tokyo Prefecture. In the words of one Japanese officer, “Iwo Jima is the doorkeeper to the Imperial capital.” Even by the slowest aircraft, Tokyo could be reached in three flight hours from Iwo.

Bs could continuously bomb Japan from their bases in the Mariana Islands and the seizure of Iwo Jima and Okinawa would mean that the Japanese would not have bases directly in their flight path from which to intercept them and provide bases from which the Americans could provide the bombers with fighter protection and emergency airfields that.

For example, A. carolinensis, a good natural colonizer, was introduced to the Japanese island Chichi-jima in the s and then spread to the nearby islands of Ani-jima and Haha-jima. On 11 August the 30th Group had sent 18 B's against Chichi Jima in the Bonins and on 10 August had begun the neutralization campaign against Iwo Jima, previously hit by carrier strikes during the assault on the Marianas.

8 Raids against those Japanese bases, and Haha Jima, became regular: against Iwo alone the Seventh Air Force dispatched. Another entry in Osprey Publishing's "Fortress" series Here, we are told the story of Japan developing its homeland defenses when it became obvious that the American forces were moving almost inevitably toward Japanese soil.

The book features many useful maps. It describes the evolution of Japanese thinking about defending their s: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Demond Hammock Fitness Importance. Full text of "Iwo Jima: Amphibious Epic". Beginning in the mids, Japan conducted numerous attempts to acquire and develop weapons of mass Battle of Changde saw Japanese use of both bioweapons and chemical weapons, and the Japanese conducted a serious, though futile, nuclear weapon program.

Since World War II, the United States military based nuclear and chemical weapons and field tested biological anti. The Battle of Iwo Jima has been memorialized innumerable times as the subject of countless books and motion pictures, most recently Clint Eastwood’s films Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima, and no wartime photo is more famous than Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize-winning image of Marines raising the flag on Mount Suribachi.

"On 28 July, Lt. MULCAHY made forced landing after strike on Yap. Also, Lt. (jg) Edwin FREE made water landing 15 miles from Yap but returned later by the USS Bell (DD ). After anchoring in Saipan on Aug., TG headed for the Jimas, when it was reported that a Japanese convoy was steaming north from Chichi Jima.

Japanese Monograph No. 85 – Preparations for Operations in Defense of Tbe Homeland, July – Julycopy obtained on line at Hyperwar WW2 archive. Kuehl, Daniel T., Lt Col, “The Radar Eye Blinded: The USAF and Electronic Warfare, ” AFIT/CI, Wright-Patterson AFB OR, AD-A pages 31 – 41 (48 thru.

As an American report noted after the battle, the preparedness of the Japanese and Kuribayashi’s strategic brilliance set the tone for Iwo Jima: “The enemy, by continuing to follow his basic defensive tactic of occupying a position and refusing to yield until dug out and killed without counterattacking and without withdrawing, was able to.

Threatened wildlife of Japan, Red Data Book, vol 5, 2nd edn. Japan Wildlife Research Center, Tokyo Ministry of the Environment (b) Invertebrates (except Insecta. The Japanese air force faired a little better at the outset of the war, but was very quickly outclassed in every field. In the end it was the individual Japanese soldier's stubborn defense of seemingly worthless atolls, meaningless jungles, and other surrounded and largely written off islands that slowed the Allied effort to a s: Iwo To (硫黄島, Iō-tō, lit.

"sulfur island"), known in English as Iwo Jima (/ ˌ iː w oʊ ˈ dʒ iː m ə /, also US: / ˌ iː w ə ˈ-/), is one of the Japanese Volcano Islands and lies south of the Bonin er with other islands, they form the Ogasawara Archipelago.

The highest point of Iwo Jima is Mount Suribachi at m ( ft) high. Although 1, kilometres ( mi. Posts: Joined: 10/29/ From: Newport Coast, California Status: offline: SAC The Bs have clear weather over Nagoya in another night manpower attack.

This time the Bs. The Osprey book on the Betty units of the JNAF mentions an Operation Sword being planned for late Aug '45, against the B bases. Both Japanese Navy Paratroopers (1st and 3rd Yokouska SNLF) and the Japanese Army airborne (st Raiding Regiment), were to take part.

Sixty aircraft and men were planned to attack Saipan, Tinian, and Guam. Read "Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands in U.S.: Japan Relations: American Strategy, Japanese Territory, and the Islanders In-between - World War II, Ogasawara, Kazan, Shogun, Chichi Jima Life, Marcus Island" by Progressive Management available from Rakuten Kobo.

Professionally converted for accurate f. History Discovery and colonization. Prehistoric tools and carved stones, discovered on North Iwo Jima at the end of the 20th century, as well as stone tools discovered on Chichi-jima, indicate the islands might have been populated in ancient times.; The first European discovery of the islands is said to have taken place inby the Spanish explorer Bernardo de la Torre.

[4]. USS Yorktown (Essex-class) launched a raid on Chichi Jima and Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands. 11 May Japanese Navy devised Operation A-Go for the defense of the Mariana Islands; it would be launched in Jun 10 Jun   Haha-Jima falls easily to the mass of Allied material that is landed on the 10th.

The naval guard there was wiped out. I flew CAP in immediately to cover continued landing and some pickup for use elsewhere of the bigger ground troops. Now the Chichi-Jima troops will load and concentrate in the Marianas before moving up.

World War II Navy Post Office Numbers WW2 Coded Locations: Introduction Locations appeared as postal code abbreviations during World War II in order to keep unit locations classified.

One can get from the main Japanese islands to Chichijima by way of the Ogasawara Maru liner, run by Ogasawara Marine Transportation. The ship leaves from Takeshiba pier in Tokyo Bay, and the trip takes around hours (in good weather).There are four or five crossings each month.

The Ogasawara Maru is a 6, tonnes (6, long tons) vessel, metre ( ft) long, with a capacity of 1. According to the MACR, members of this crew flew missions over Iowo Jima, Truk, Marcus, ChiChi Jima, Ha Ha Jima, and Wake and many other pacific island the Imperial Japanese Navy and Army had invaded.

I got the photo of Frank's B going down in the Pacific from MACR - .Iwo Jima, officially Iōtō (硫黄島?, [2] listen (help info): "sulfur island"), is an island of the Japanese Volcano Islands chain, which lie south of the Ogasawara Islands and together with them form the Ogasawara island is located nautical miles ( mi; 1, km) south of mainland Tokyo and administered as part of Ogasawara, one of eight villages of Tokyo (but is.

SEPT. 2, His Avenger bomber, with the inscription “Barbara,” is hit by anti-aircraft fire while making a run over the Bonin Island of Chichi Jima, miles south of Japan. Bush bails.