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Joined: November 20th, 2017, 5:16 pm

November 20th, 2017, 5:40 pm #1

I'm doing some historical research on the 3rd Air Fleet as reconstituted, prior to the air battles around Formosa and Okinawa, 12-17 October 1944. I am trying to find or create an order of battle for the force on about 1 October. This air fleet was made up of the carrier air wings from the 3rd Fleet carriers. Can anyone steer me in the right direction?

Thanks,
Chuck
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Joined: January 3rd, 2008, 8:54 pm

December 2nd, 2017, 1:28 am #2

Have you examined records in JACAR?  https://www.jacar.go.jp/english/

 There is not a lot that I can spot in quick search, but there is some detailed unit info in the 3rd Air Fleet logbook for Summer 1944.
Use reference code # C08030024400 and go to p. 15, I think.

HTH
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Joined: November 20th, 2017, 5:16 pm

December 2nd, 2017, 4:47 am #3

Thanks!!! I'll check it out.
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