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    Sorido Airfield (Sorido Drome) Biak Indonesia

Location
Located at Sorido village, parallel to the southern coast of Biak Island and the Japen Straight, less than 100 yards from the beach.

Construction
Built by the Japanese, the furthest west of the three airfields on the island.

Wartime History
During late May 1944, liberated by the US Army. Repaired and expanded for American flight operations.

American missions against Sorido
May 13 - June 11, 1944

American units based at Sorido Airfield
475th FG (P-38)

Today
The former airfield is a housing area.

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Last Updated
January 23, 2012

 

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