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701st Naval Air Group

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Country  Empire of Japan
Branch  Imperial Japanese Navy
Allegiance  Empire of Japan
Type  Naval aviation unit
701st Naval Air Group
Active  November 1, 1942 – March 15, 1943 February 20, 1944 – postwar.
Role  Until 15 March 1943 Bomber, torpedo bomber And after 20 February 1944 Fighter, bomber, torpedo bomber, reconnaissance

The 701st Naval Air Group (第七〇一海軍航空隊, Dai Nana-Maru-Hito Kaigun Kōkūtai) was an aircraft and airbase garrison unit of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Pacific campaign of World War II.

Contents

Structure

  • Higher unit
  • 22nd Air Flotilla (1 November 1942–15 March 1943, dissolved.)
  • Commanding officers
  • Yutaka Yamada (1 November 1942–15 March 1943, dissolved.)
  • Structure

  • Higher unit
  • 51st Carrier Division (20 February 1944–14 November 1944)
  • 25th Air Flotilla (15 November 1944–9 February 1945)
  • 5th Air Fleet (10 February 1945–postwar)
  • Lower unit
  • 305th Fighter Squadron (20 March 1945–5 May 1945)
  • 311th Fighter Squadron (5 March 1945–24 May 1945)
  • 5th Attack Squadron (5 January 1945–9 February 1945)
  • 102nd Attack Squadron (1 October 1944–9 December 1944)
  • 103rd Attack Squadron (1 October 1944–postwar.)
  • 105th Attack Squadron (10 February 1945–postwar.)
  • 251st Attack Squadron (10 February 1945–19 April 1945)
  • 252nd Attack Squadron (1 October 1944–14 December 1944)
  • 256th Attack Squadron (1 January 1945–9 February 1945)
  • 406th Attack Squadron (25 January 1945–9 February 1945)
  • 702nd Attack Squadron (1 April 1944–9 October 1944)
  • 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron (15 November 1944–9 February 1945)
  • Commanding officers
  • Captain Yutaka Yamada (20 February 1944–4 September 1944)
  • Captain Tatsuhiko Kida (5 September 1944–28 May 1945)
  • Captain Yoshio Enoo (29 May 1945–postwar)
  • References

    701st Naval Air Group Wikipedia


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