WE WENT TO WAR

Part XI:  Our Opposition

Japanese Anti-Aircraft Artillery and Fighter Units in the Southwest Pacific



TABLE 4

JAPANESE NAVY FIGHTER UNITS IN THE EAST INDIES AND NEW GUINEA

Engaged in 380th Missions


Unit


Type


Locations


Sources

202

KOKUTAI

ZEKEs

Ambon, Koepang, Kendari

Many references

 

153

KOKUTAI

ZEKEs

Babo

Horton, BSW, p. 222

 

251

KOKUTAI

IRVING

Gasmata, Rabaul

p. 24

 

705

KOKUTAI

BETTY

Koepang, Bombers

p. 17

 

753

KOKUTAI

BETTY

Koepang

p. 50 and Other references

934

KOKUTAI

RUFEs

Ambon, Kai, Sorong, Manokwari

Several references

 

301

HIKOTAI
(Air Division)

ZEKEs

Kai Islands

p. 202

 

753

KOKUTAI

BETTY

Darwin

p. 50, etc.

 

 

Tainan No 2
Naval Air Group

J2MI Jack

Formosa

 

381

KOKUTAI

IRVING

Balikpapan (13-14 January 1944)

Horton

Those checked are those with which the 380th Bomb Group would have had probably contact per our records.


TABLE 5

JAPANESE ARMY FIGHTER UNITS IN THE EAST INDIES AND NEW GUINEA

Engaged in 380th Missions


Unit


Type


Locations (Source)

 

1st

Hiko Sentai

OSCARs

 

5th

Hiko Sentai

NICKs

Ambon and East Indies

 

13th

Hiko Sentai

OSCARs

Kamire, NG (p. 210)
New Guinea and East Indies not as prominent as the 5th

 

19th

Hiko Sentai

TONYs

Miti, Halmahera (p. 254)

 

24th

Hiko Sentai

 

 

 

26th

Hiko Sentai

 

 

 

33rd

Hiko Sentai

 

 

 

50th

Hiko Sentai

 

 

 

59th

Hiko Sentai

 

 

63rd

Hiko Sentai

OSCARs

At Wewak

68th

Hiko Sentai

TONYs

At Wewak

 

78th

Hiko Sentai

TONYs

 

 

77th

Sentai

OSCARs

 

 

248th

Sentai

OSCARs

 

Those checked are those with which the 380th Bomb Group would have had contact
(i.e., histories show probability of this).

              Sources: 


Table 1 Table 2 Table 3

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