Interrogation Nav 104, Captain Momochio Shimanouchi

7 Dec 1945


SHIMANOUCHI, Momochio, Captain, I.J.N.

SHIMANOUCHI served 17 years in the regular Navy. From March 1944 he was a member of the Staff, 16th Cruiser Division, composed of the Aoba (F), Oi, Kinu and Ashigara. He particpated in operations in the PHILIPPINE Area as well as the "KON" Operation which was an unsuccessful attempt to reinforce BIAK. He furnished a complete and detailed description of the above operation including the track chart.

Navy Department, Personnel Section TOKYO December 1941-March 1943
Staff, 16th CruDiv PHILIPPINE March 1943-October 1944
Naval Academy ETA JIMA October 1944-October 1945

Source: United States National Archives, Modern Military Branch
Added By: C. Peter Chen

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