Battle of Shimushu

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 14 Apr 2016 23:51

Photography, Japanese electrified cable car from the the Kasivabara to airfield Kitanoday.
The second photo, the Japanese hydroelectric dam, which is expected to supply energy cableway.
September 1946
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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 06 May 2016 01:00

Is it possible to determine from a cannon this shield?
It is an island Shumshu.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 16 May 2016 03:37

Here, too, the barrel an unknown Japanese weapons. This mortar or gun? Photo from the museum Severo-Kurilsk, Paramushir.
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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by tom! » 16 May 2016 08:37

Hi.

The gun shield does not seem to fit to any japanese gun. Maybe it´s russian.

The barrel also does not look japanese.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 22 May 2016 22:52

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I can not say anything, these types of weapons are not familiar to me.

In those places is a lot of unidentified debris and pieces of different weapons.
We do not know the nomenclature naval weapon that was on the islands and Paramushiro Shumshu. Maybe it is something belonging to the Japanese fleet?

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 22 May 2016 22:58

And further. In 2014, the expedition found the remains of a Japanese soldier, who had broken sword. At first we thought it was a normal sword, Sergeant, but after examining it turned out that it is a short sword wakizashi old work in Japanese military standard frame. This was done with family blades.
Are there any information which one of the representatives of the Japanese nobility could have been killed in the fighting on the island Shumshu?

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 23 May 2016 00:51

Japanese soldiers often took a wakizashi to the front. That doesn't have to be the case of nobility.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 23 May 2016 04:03

Thanks for the info.

That is for military use is not designated military charter swords were commonplace?

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 23 May 2016 04:54

I cannot understand your question well. But, short sword like wakizashi was personal equipment of soldiers. Tankers or aviators often had a short sword, beause long sword was inconvenient in the small room of tank or plane.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 23 May 2016 05:04

Yes, as I write through the Google translator is quite difficult to formulate the question correctly.

Researchers say that this is not standard army blade and the other a non-standard blade, but at the position on the military charter frame.
Hence different assumptions.


And you can issue some not pertinent to the subject? How to translate this is the old name of the magazine? 歴 史 鳳 眞

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 23 May 2016 07:04

> Researchers say that this is not standard army blade and the other a non-standard blade, but at the position on the military charter frame.

There was no army standard model in short blades like wakizashi. They were heirlooms of soldier's family or bought at shop.

> And you can issue some not pertinent to the subject? How to translate this is the old name of the magazine? 歴 史 鳳 眞

It is 歴史寫眞 meaning historical photo.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 24 May 2016 05:04

Thank you very much for the information.

Residents Paramushiro island, helped the Japanese expedition in 1995 to investigate the wrecked tanks say that in some destroyed vehicles was designated through lists and five and even seven-man crew. For example, in a tank captain 船水達夫 both said there were six people.

How can we explain such a large number of people?

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 24 May 2016 06:56

Out-of-vehicle crew "車外員" (spare crew) was assigned to Japanese tank. The tank of captain 船水達夫 had five crews and one out-of-vehicle crew.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 24 May 2016 08:45

They also went into battle? Japanese veterans talked about that all were killed, tankers referred to in these lists.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 24 May 2016 09:23

Usually, they stayed in the rear. But, they rode on the tank as infantry when the decisive battle like Shimushu.

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