Japanese Abbreviations

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Japanese Abbreviations

Post by wdgysin » 11 Feb 2022 03:42

Hello all;
Does anyone know the Japanese WWII abbreviation for the Imperial Navy's Air Defense Units (防空隊 bōkū-tai)?
Examples:
Bg-------Base Unit-----------------根拠地隊 Konkyochi-tai
aBg------Special Base Unit--------特別根拠地隊 Tokubetsu konkyochi-tai
bg-------Defense Unit-------------防備隊 Bōbi-tai
kg-------Guard Unit---------------警備隊 Keibi-tai
cg-------Communication Unit----通信隊 Tsūshin-tai
??--------Air Defense Unit---------防空隊 Bōkū-tai
TIA for any responses.

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Re: Japanese Abbreviations

Post by fontessa » 11 Feb 2022 04:24

wdgysin wrote:
11 Feb 2022 03:42
Hello all;
Does anyone know the Japanese WWII abbreviation for the Imperial Navy's Air Defense Units (防空隊 bōkū-tai)?
Examples:
Bg-------Base Unit-----------------根拠地隊 Konkyochi-tai
aBg------Special Base Unit--------特別根拠地隊 Tokubetsu konkyochi-tai
bg-------Defense Unit-------------防備隊 Bōbi-tai
kg-------Guard Unit---------------警備隊 Keibi-tai
cg-------Communication Unit----通信隊 Tsūshin-tai
??--------Air Defense Unit---------防空隊 Bōkū-tai
TIA for any responses.
See the below.
The source is Senshi Sosho Vol.102;
http://www.nids.mod.go.jp/military_hist ... ?kanno=102


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Re: Japanese Abbreviations

Post by wdgysin » 11 Feb 2022 12:37

Thank you, Fontessa. Now I know where to look if I need other abbreviations. Ag was the answer.

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