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Liancourt Rocks Bombing Range
GENERAL HEADQUARTERS of Supreme Commander for Allied Powers

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS

SUPREME COMMANDER FOR THE ALLIED POWERS

AG 684(16 Sept 47)GC-TNG APO 500 (SCAPIN 1778) 16 September 1947

MEMORANDUM FOR: JAPANESE GOVERNMENT
THROUGH: Central Liaison Office, Tokyo
SUBJECT: Liancourt Rocks Bombing Range

1. The islands of Liancourt Rocks (or Take Shima), located 37° 15’ north, 131° 50’ east, are designated as a bombing range.

2. The inhabitants of Oki-Retto (Oki-Gunto) and the inhabitants of all the ports on the west coast of Honshu north to the 38th parallel, north latitude, will be notified prior to each actual use of this range. This information will be disseminated through Military Government units to local Japanese civil authorities.

FOR THE SUPREME COMMANDER:
R. M. LEVY,
for Colonel, AGD,
Adjutant General.

Rescinded by SCAPIN 2160, 6 July 51

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