Battle of Shimushu

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 04 Apr 2021 09:50

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In the photo Paramushir, the coast of the Second Kuril Strait. To the right in the distance is the Shumshu Island. Winter-spring 1945
Can you tell the type of boats in the photo? Civil or military?

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 04 Apr 2021 11:51

The first boat is Shohatsu. The second boat is probably Daihatsu.

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 05 Apr 2021 04:32

Many thanks.
I didn't even know that there were such boats in the Northern Kuriles ...

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by Akira Takizawa » 05 Apr 2021 04:40

Shohatsu and Daihatsu are Japanese standard landing crafts. They were used everywhere including in Kuriles.

http://www3.plala.or.jp/takihome/vessel.htm

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 13 Apr 2021 23:22

FreyFox wrote:
04 Apr 2021 09:50
In the photo Paramushir, the coast of the Second Kuril Strait.
More precisely, this is the Murakami Bay on Paramushir.
Probably, the boat sat on stones near the shore and is pulled back into the sea with the help of soldiers and daihatsu

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 13 Apr 2021 23:24

Artillery mounts probably belonging to IJN, Paramushir, Musashi naval base. 1943-1944
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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 13 Apr 2021 23:52

Old photos of Paramushir and modern photos of the same places
Two photos are Kashiwabara, the third is Murakami Bay

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 14 Jun 2021 10:28

Please tell me where you can read in detail about the Japanese army semi-underground triangular barracks, about the situation and the heating system?

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 15 Jun 2021 04:02

Many thanks!

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Re: Battle of Shimushu

Post by FreyFox » 22 Jul 2021 21:29

Japanese Type 92 105mm cannon found on Paramushir Island. The gun belonged to the second battery of the second artillery detachment of the 91st infantry division of the garrison of the Northern Kuriles...
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