Interrogation Nav 85, Captain Tadashi Koyama

20 Nov 1945


KOYAMA, Tadashi, Captain, I.J.N.

KOYAMA served 25 years in the regular Navy. As Chief of Staff of the 6th Destroyer Squadron he participated in the planning and operations incident to the Japanese Capture of Wake Island. During the closing months of the war he was Commanding Officer of the 16th Special Attack Force which was a one-man torpedo unit. KOYAMA was very cooperative and his answers to questions were both accurate and complete.

Chief of Staff, 6th Destroyer SquadronMARSHALL ISLANDJune 1941-December 1942
Naval Technical HeadquartersTOKYOJanuary 1942-April 1945
Commanding Officer, 16th Special Attack ForceARASHIApril 1945-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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