Interrogation Nav 72, Vice Admiral Shigeyoshi Miwa
MIWA, Shigeyoshi, Vice Admiral, I.J.N.
MIWA, a submarine specialist, served 35 years in the Navy. After commanding a submarine squadron for the first five months of the war, he had duty ashore until July 1944 when he became CinC, Sixth Fleet in which post he had operational control of the Japanese submarine force. MIWA appeared cooperative, capable, and sincere, answering all questions without reluctance with the single exception of those which had political implications.
|Commanding Officer, 3rd Submarine Squadron||SAEKI||November 1940-April 1942|
|Sick||May 1942-December 1942|
|Chief, 7th Section Technical Headquarters||TOKYO||December 1942-April 1943|
|Commanding Officer, Submarine Section, Navy Ministry||TOKYO||May 1943-July 1944|
|Commander in Chief, Sixth Fleet||KURE||July 1944-May 1945|
|Attached to General Staff (Bunreibu Officer)||TOKYO||May 1945-September 1945|
Source: United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific) Interrogation of Japanese Officials [OPNAV-P-03-100], courtesy of ibilio Hyperwar Project
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Thomas Dodd, late 1945