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    Matsuyama Airfield (Taoyuan Airfield, Chaing Kai Shek Airport)  Taiwan (Formosa)

Location
Matsuyama Airfield was located at Taihoku (Taipei) at the northern edge of Taiwan (Formosa) in the Northern Taiwan Region. Also known as Taihoku Airfield. Borders the Kiirun River (Kiirun-Ka) to the north and east. Postwar known as Chaing Kai Shek Airport. Today known as Taoyuan International Airport or Taoyuan Airport

Construction
Built by the Japanese during the colonial era.

Wartime History
Matsuyama Airfield was occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War. During 1945, attacked by American fighters and bombers.

Japanese units based at Matsuyama
37 Kyoiku Hikotai (Ki-61 Fighter Training Unit) 1944

American missions against Matsuyama
March 2–August 12, 1945

Today
Still in use today as Taoyuan Airport or Taoyuan International Airport.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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