The 613th Naval Air Group was an Imperial Japanese Navy naval air group formed for the 6th Carrier Division and Shimosa of the 10th Fleet.
It was formed in 1944 after merging the Yōtei, Tokachi, Shimosa Carrier Groups. They remained active until the end of the war.
The 613th Naval Air Group was composed of three Carrier groups.
The Yōtei Carrier Group, which housed the infamous 'Reapers of Japan', the 275th Fighter Squadron.
Tokachi Carrier Group which contained the 391st Attack squadron, which sunk numerous ships.
And the Shimosa Carrier Group which was the oldest of the three Carrier Groups.
- May 11 - 13, 1942 : The Battle of the Phoenix Island (Shimosa Carrier Group)
- 1945: Unknown Battle
- March 7 - 9, 1947 : The Battle of Tanegashima
Notable Units and Members
Yōtei Carrier Group
- Lieutenant Junior Grade Wakahisa Ryouichi
Tokachi Carrier Group
- Ensign Hisakawa Kouki
Shimosa Carrier Group