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    Sinuiju 신의주 North P'yŏngan Province DPRK (North Korea)
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USN Nov 15, 1950
Lat 40° 6′ 2″ N Long 124° 23′ 53″ E  Sinuiju 신의주 meaning “New Ŭiju” is located near the Yalu River and the provincial capital of North P'yŏngan Province in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). To the north is the international border with China connected by a railroad bridge across the Yalu River. To the east is Ŭiju, the "old city". Also known as Wi-ju, Shingishu, Wi-dschu, 신의주, Sin-gi-shu, Sinyichju, Sinŭiju, Sin-eui-chu, New Eui-chu, Shingishū.

Korean War
During the Korean War, Chinese forces used the railroad crossings to send troops and supplies into North Korea. United Nations aircraft heavily bombed the area during the war.

American missions against Sinuiju
November 1, 1950 - July 9, 1951

Sinuiju is the capital of North Pyeongan Province. Part of the city was included in the Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region established during 2002.

Sinuiju Airfield (K-30)
Lat 40° 5' 22N Long 124° 24' 32E Built postwar.

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October 23, 2019


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