Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island

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Appendix II
THE WAKE INVASION FORCE AND ITS SUPPORTS, 8-11 DECEMBER 1941

Fourth Fleet

Vice Adm. Shigeyoshi Inoue, Commander in Chief, Headquarters at Truk


Wake Invasion Force

Rear Adm. Sadamichi Kajioka, Commanding Officer (and C.O., Destroyer Squadron 6)

Destroyer Squadron 6
Yubari (flagship)
Destroyer Division 29
Oite, Hayate
Destroyer Division 30
Mutsuki, Kisaragi, Yayoi, Mochizuki

Sources: Comdr. C. H. Moorer, USN, "Japanese Capture of Wake Island: Interrogation of Captain Tadashi Koyama; IJN, 11 November 1945", in United States Strategic Bombing Survey Pacific, Interrogations of Japanese Officials, 2:370; "Wake Island Attack Operations: Answers to Lieutenant Colonel Salamon's Additional Questionnaire, 4 May 1946", 1-2, MCHA; Lt. Col. Robert D. Heinl Jr., USMC, "Transcriptions of Notes Complied from a Secret Enemy Source", 1, MCHA.

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