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    Huwei 虎尾鎮 (Hu-wei, Kobi) Yunlin County Formosa (Taiwan)
Location
Huwei is located in Yunlin County on Taiwan (Formosa) in the Western Taiwan Region. Located inland from the western coast. During the Japanese colonial era and the Pacific War known as Kobi (pronounced "Kobe"). Today known as Huwei or Hu-wei. In Chinese known as 虎尾鎮.

Wartime History
During World War II, Kobi was occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War until the official surrender of Japan in September 1945. During 1945, attacked by American fighters and bombers.

American missions against Kobi
January 4–June 23, 1945

F6F-5 Hellcat Bureau Number 71441
Pilot August force landed January 4, 1945, pilot Prisoner Of War (POW) and aircraft was captured intact

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Last Updated
October 16, 2018

 

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