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    Hsinching Airfield (A-1, Xinjin, Xin-jin, Sintsing, 新津) Szechuan Province China

Lat 30° 25' 0" Long 103° 50' 0"  Hsinching Airfield was located at Hsinching (Xin-jin, 新津) near Cheng Tu (Chengtu, 成都) in Szechuan Province in China. Also known as "Sintsing".

Built using thousands of Chinese laborers as bases for B-29 Superfortress bombers.

Wartime History
Forward base for the 40th Bombardment Group at Hsinching.

Japanese and American missions against Hsinching
September 8, 1944 - July 12, 1945

American units based at Hsinching
10th AF, 24th PS/CMS (F-7 det) Guskhara March 17 - April 9, 1944 Jorhat returns Guskhara April 27 - July 1, 1944 returns Oct 1, 1944 - ? returns March 17 - April 9, 44 Jorhat Nov 1, 44 Changyi
1st CCG, 1st CCS (C-47) Tsuyung January 29, 1945 - August 16, 1945 Chengkung
308th BG, HQ Kunming Feb 10, 1945 - June 27, 1945 Rupsi
308th BG, 374th, 375th and 425th BS - June 27, 1945 Rupsi

U.S. Army in World War II,The Technical Services,The Corps of Engineers:The War Against Japan. Office of the Chief Of Military History,U.S.Army 1966 by Karl C Dodd. Page 441. Map 21
Thanks to Raymond Cheung for additional information

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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