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    Liang Airfield (Ambon East) Ambon Island | Maluku Province Indonesia
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USAFF c1944
Location
Lat 3° 20' 0" S Long 128° 18' 0" E Liang Airfield is located at Liang on Ambon Island in the Molucca Islands (Maluku). Also known as "Ambon East". Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Maluku Province (Provinsi Maluku) in Indonesia.

Construction
Built prewar by the Dutch. A second strip was located at Laha Airfield. The airfield had a single runway parallel to the coast.

Wartime History
In early February 1942 occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945. Attacked by American bombers and fighters between June 1944 until August 1945.

American missions against Laha Airfield
June 13, 1944–August 9, 1945

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Last Updated
August 25, 2019

 

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