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    Surabaja Airfield (Surabaya, Soerabaja) Java Indonesia

Surabaja Airfield is located at Surabaja (Surabaya, Soerabaja) in East Java Province (Jawa Timur) on the north coast of Java. Wartime Allied spelling was "Soerabaja".

Built prewar.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War in the first months of 1942, used by the Allies including by U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortresses.

Occupied by the Japanese, and used as a JAAF bomber base for the remainder of the war.

Japanese units based at Surabaja
7th Sentai (Ki-49s) - April 1943

American missions against Soerabaja
July 22, 1943–August 7, 1945

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Last Updated
April 14, 2020



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