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August 27, 1945
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MONDAY, 27 AUGUST 1945

CENTRAL PACIFIC Twentieth Air Force: B-29s begin supplying Prisoners Of War Camps (POW Camps) and internee camps in Japan, China and Korea with medical supplies, food, and clothing. The first supply drop to Weihsien Internment Camp (Weihsien Camp) at Weifang followed by a concentrated effort of 900 sorties in a period of less than a month with 4,470 tons of supplies are dropped to about 63,500 prisoners in 154 camps.

WESTERN PACIFIC: HQ XIII Bomber Command from Morotai to Clark Field; and 67th Troop Carrier Squadron, 433d Troop Carrier Group, from Clark Field to Iwo Jima with C-46s.



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