|701st Naval Air Group|
Mitsubishi G4M1 R2-385 of 702nd Attack Squadron in September 1944.
|Country||Empire of Japan|
|Branch||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Allegiance||Empire of Japan|
|Active|| November 1, 1942 – Mach 15, 1943|
February 20, 1944 – postwar.
|Role|| Until 15 March 1943|
Bomber, torpedo bomber
And after 20 February 1944
Fighter, bomber, torpedo bomber, reconnaissance
|Size||48 aircraft (initial)|
|Part of|| 22nd Air Flotilla|
51st Carrier Division
25th Air Flotilla
5th Air Fleet
|Battles||World War II|
|Insignia|| M (1942)|
R2 (February 1944)
01 or 701 (November 1944)
- Higher unit
- 22nd Air Flotilla (1 November 1942–15 March 1943, dissolved.)
- Higher unit
- Lower unit
- 305th Fighter Squadron (20 March 1945–5 May 1945)
- 311th Fighter Squadron (5 March 1945–24 May 1945)
- 5th Attack Squadron (5 January 1945–9 February 1945)
- 102nd Attack Squadron (1 October 1944–9 December 1944)
- 103rd Attack Squadron (1 October 1944–postwar.)
- 105th Attack Squadron (10 February 1945–postwar.)
- 251st Attack Squadron (10 February 1945–19 April 1945)
- 252nd Attack Squadron (1 October 1944–14 December 1944)
- 256th Attack Squadron (1 January 1945–9 February 1945)
- 406th Attack Squadron (25 January 1945–9 February 1945)
- 702nd Attack Squadron (1 April 1944–9 October 1944)
- 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron (15 November 1944–9 February 1945)
- Commanding officers
- The Japanese Modern Historical Manuscripts Association, Organizations, structures and personnel affairs of the Imperial Japanese Army & Navy, University of Tokyo Press, Tōkyō, Japan, 1971, ISBN 978-4-13-036009-8.
- Bunrin-Dō Co., Ltd., Tōkyō, Japan.
- Model Art, Model Art Co. Ltd., Tōkyō, Japan.
- No. 406, Special issue Camouflage & Markings of Imperial Japanese Navy Bombers in W.W.II, 1993.
- No. 458, Special issue Imperial Japanese Navy Air Force Suicide Attack Unit "Kamikaze", 1995.
- No. 553, Special issue I.J.N. Carrier Attack Bomber, 2000.
- Heihachi Yoshitake (One of the members of the Mihoro Naval Air Group), Biography of the Mihoro Naval Air Group, K.K. Art Insatsu, Bihoro, Japan, 1982.
- Alumni Association of the 705th Naval Air group, History of the 705th Naval Air Group, Sougo Insatsu Kougei K.K., Tokyo, Japan, 1985.
- Japan Center for Asian Historical Records (http://www.jacar.go.jp/english/index.html), National Archives of Japan, Tōkyō, Japan.
- Reference Code: C08051771200, Transition table of formation of Imperial Japan Navy Air Units (special establishment) during Pacific War, Japan Demobilization Agency, 1949.
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