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Old 18th September 2019, 16:32
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Japanese air Units in Indochina

Hello, I’am looking for a list of IJAAF and IJNAF units in Indochina during WW 2.

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Old 20th September 2019, 10:49
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Re: Japanese air Units in Indochina

IJAAF units in Indochina, at one time or another:
1 Sentai Ki.27, later Ki.43
8 Sentai Ki.21, later Ki.49
11 Sentai Ki.43
13 Sentai Ki.84
21 Sentai Ki.27, Ki.43, Ki.45
26 Sentai Ki.27, Ki.30, Ki.51, Ki.43, Ki.84
31 Sentai Ki.43
33 Sentai Ki.27, later Ki.43
34 Sentai Ki.48
50 Sentai Ki.43
59 Sentai Ki.27, Ki.43
64 Sentai Ki.27, Ki.43
77 Sentai Ki.27
81 Sentai Ki.46
90 Sentai Ki.30, Ki.48
204 Sentai Ki.43
18 Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai Ki.46
29 Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai Ki.44 (later 29 Sentai)
47 Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai Ki.44
50 Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai Ki.46
51 Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai Ki.46
84 Dokuritsu Dai Shijugo Chutai Ki.27
Another units passed thru on their way to Burma or East Indies also.
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Old 20th September 2019, 14:14
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Re: Japanese air Units in Indochina

Thank you very much Zoran for these informations !

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Old 21st September 2019, 18:35
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Re: Japanese air Units in Indochina

And some naval air units:
Genzan Kokutai: A5M (before the Pacific war), A6M, G3M, G4M, G6M. Together with the Mihoro Kokutai under 22 Koku Sentai (HQ 22 Ku was at Saigon in 1941). Participated in sinking of Repulse & Prince of Wales. Disbanded and reformed as 755 Kokutai 1942.
Kanoya Kokutai: A5M (1939), G3M, G4M, G6M. Participated in sinking of Repulse & Prince of Wales (1, 2 & 3 Chutais from Thu Dau Moi, 20 miles from Saigon; with 4, 5 & 6 Chutais still at Taiwan). Reformed as 751 Kokutai, Nov.42.
Matsushima Kokutai: G3M. Training unit.
Mihoro Kokutai: G3M, G4M. Participated in sinking of Repulse & Prince of Wales.
3 Kokutai: A6M, G3M, G4M.
901 Kokutai: A6M, B5N, E13A, G3M, G4M. Escort force.
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Re: Japanese air Units in Indochina

50th
Sentai also flew Ki-84s.
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