First Air Fleet (Japanese Navy)

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First Air Fleet 第一航空艦隊 Daiichi Koku Kantai, or 1AF

Assignment

Commander-in-chief, First Air Fleet

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 10 Apr 1941 VADM Nagumo Chuichi 36th class, NA Cdt, Naval College CinC, 3rd Fleet 14 Jul 1942 reorganized
1 1 Jul 1943 VADM Kakuta Kakuji 39th class, NA Att, NGS KIA 2 Aug 1944 KIA
2 7 Aug 1944 VADM Teraoka Kimpei 40th class, NA Cdr, Combined Training Air Unit Group Att, NGS
3 20 Oct 1944 VADM Onishi Takijiro 40th class, NA Att, SW Area Fleet HQ Att, NGS
4 10 May 1945 VADM Shima Kiyohide 39th class, NA Att, Takao Guard District CinC, Takao Guard District 15 Jun 1945 disbanded

Chief of Staff, First Air Fleet

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
10 May 1945 Rear Admiral Nakazawa Tasuku 43rd class, NA Commander, Taiwan Air Unit Chief of Staff, Takao Guard District (dedicated) 15 Jun 1945 disbanded

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