Interrogation Nav 74, Captain S. Kamide

13 Nov 1945


KAMIDE, S., Captain, I.J.N.

KAMIDE served 28 years in the regular Japanese Navy. He was a pilot with over 2,000 hours flying time. Most of his war service was devoted to convoy coverage by aircraft in the FORMOSA Area. As Commanding Officer of the 901st Air Group he was associated with anti-submarine aircraft equipment and tactics with which he was thoroughly familiar. All information requested was furnished in a straight forward manner and later proved substantially accurate.

Commanding Officer, Kashima Air FlotillaKASUMIGAURADecember 1941-August 1942
Naval Air HeadquartersTOKYOAugust 1942-September 1943
Commanding Officer, 901st Air GroupTATEYAMASeptember 1943-December 1944
Staff, 901st Air GroupSANKIDecember 1944-August 1945

Source: United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific) Interrogation of Japanese Officials [OPNAV-P-03-100], courtesy of ibilio Hyperwar Project
Added By: C. Peter Chen

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