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fontessa wrote:◆ The Organization of Sea Transport Unit
- A Guard Company 164men
fontessa wrote:◇ The 222nd Infantry Regiment
- Main force (HQ, 1st Bn, 3rd Bn) landed on Bosnik, Biak on December 25
- Part (2nd Bn) completed the landing on Bosnik on December 27
john whitman wrote:I know that some amphibious units like the 1st Amphibious Brigade never received their landing craft. Do you know how many landing craft were authorized (or actually assigned) to the 36th Division?
john whitman wrote:Did the 57th Independent Engineer Battalion cease to exist when it became the sea transportation unit, or did it receive replacements and continue to operate as an engineer battalion?
john whitman wrote:Can you give me the Kanji for Tsuwa Maru. You mentioned that she carried the 222nd Infantry Regiment, but I cannot find this ship.
john whitman wrote:I have found a problem with deployment of the 11th Debarkation Unit. You say that the unit departed Cebu on November 6 and arrived at Manokwari on November 10.
Was the arrival location actually Kau, Halmahera instead of Manokwari?
fontessa wrote:- 10 Speed boats (probably for Escort Company; each was equipped with an automatic gun and a rapid-fire gun)
john whitman wrote:My only remaining question is whether or not the 36th Sea Transportation Unit received any/all of the authorized barges, Daihatsus, and the submarine-chasers "Karo-Tei."
john whitman wrote:I am sure that demand always exceeded supply.
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