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    Kamaing Kachin State Burma (Myanmar)
Location
Lat 25° 31' 22N Long 96° 42' 44E  Kamaing is located at an elevation of 830' / 252m above sea level in the Mogaung Valley. Connected by the Road northward to Shaduzup and to the southeast is Mogaung (Mogoung). Today located in Kachin State in Burma (Myanmar).

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese. Attacked by American aircraft between 1943 until the middle of 1944. By May 19, 1944 the Chinese Nationalist Army 22nd Division and 38th Division had encircled Kamaing and the area was captured by the Allies.

American missions against Kamaing
January 18, 1943–July 31, 1944

Kamaing Airfield
Wartime airfield used by the Japanese and Allies

References
U. S. Army Merrill's Marauders Introduction page 20
U. S. Army Merrill's Marauders First Mission: Walawbum pages 31, 32, 34. 39-43
U. S. Army Merrill's Marauders Second Mission: Shaduzup and Inkangahtawng pages 47-48, 51-53, 56-57, 59, 61-62, 64-68, 70
U. S. Army Merrill's Marauders Third Mission: Myitkyina pages 93
CriticalPast "British Army's 'Special Force' Chindits at U.S. 45th Mobile Hospital near Kamaing, Burma" July 6, 1944
CriticalPast "A column of British Army's 'Special Force' Chindits marches through Kamaing to a camp" July 8, 1944
CriticalPast "British Army's 'Special Force' Chindits at a camp near Kamaing, Burma" July 8, 1944

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October 23, 2019

 

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