Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
    Palembang South Sumatra Province Indonesia

Palembang is located in South Sumatra Province in the eastern portion of Sumatra Island, to the south of Singapore.

Wartime History
Used briefly by American forces in January 1942 after fleeing from the Philippines. Paratroopers of the Japanese Navy Teisin Rentai (Raiding Parachute Regiment) made a parachute drop at Palembang.

Palembang I Airfield (P1)
Prewar airfield used by USAAF in the early war occupied by the Japanese

Palembang II Airfield (P2)
Secret airfield located at Prabumulih (Praboemoelih)

American missions against Palembang
1942 - 1944

Contribute Information
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
October 23, 2019


  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram