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    Hengyang Hunan Province China
Location
Lat 26° 53' 17N Long 112° 36' 54E  Hengyang is located at an elevation of 206' / 62m above sea level in Hunan Province in south central China.

Prewar
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n 1929 Hengyang Airfield was built at Hengyang.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Hengyang was part of the Hengyang-Kweilin line of Allied control in south central China.

Japanese missions against Hengyang
July 2, 1942–May 30, 1944

During July 1945 to early August 1945 during the Defense of Hengyang (Battle of Hengyang) the Japanese Army battled Chinese troops around Hengyang. On August 8, 1945, the city of Hengyang and Hengyang Airfield were surrendered to the Japanese. Afterwards, both were the target of American bombing and strafing missions.

American missions against Hengyang
April 3, 1944–August 11, 1945

Hengyang Airfield
Built prewar used during the Pacific War and still in use today

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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