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Underground Command Post of Uzurano Naval Air Squadron in World War 2
Japan

I took this panorama at an underground command post of Uzurano Naval Air Squadron which was used during the last few years of the World War 2.

This installation was a base for not only for kamikaze fighters but also for Kawanishi Aircraft factory that manufactured interceptors called "George".

The runway and other facilities were sold to public after the war ended.

However, buildings made of hard cement were so difficult to destroy that they used the facilities as they were.
Hangars have been used as barns, some large buildings were relocated and still used today.

Now, local people exhibit farewell notes of young Kamikaze pilots, parts of George and so on in this underground command post.

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Uploaded: 04/08/2012
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