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Interrogation Nav 71, Captain H. Komoto

12 Nov 1945


KOMOTO, H., Captain, I.J.N.

KOMOTO served 20 years in the regular Navy. He was an active pilot with 1,500 hours in the air. As Flight Leader of the 753rd Air Group and later as Operations Officer on the Staff of the 23rd Air Flotilla he participated in most of the Naval land-based air operations in the CELEBES and Western NEW GUINEA Areas from February 1943 until July 1944. He was well acquainted with the above theatre and furnished accurate and detailed information upon request.

Personnel BureauTOKYOOctober 1940-January 1943
Flight Leader, 753rd Air GroupCELEBESFebruary 1943-June 1943
Staff, 23rd Air FlotillaCELEBESJune 1943-July 1944
Flight LeaderKASUNUGAURAJuly 1944-June 1945
Military Affairs BureauTOKYOJune 1945-August 1945

Source: United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific) Interrogation of Japanese Officials [OPNAV-P-03-100], courtesy of ibilio Hyperwar Project
Added By: C. Peter Chen

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