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    Panay Island  Philippines
Panay Island is located in the in the Western Visayas (Region VI) in the Philippines. Panay is divided into five provinces: Aklan, Antique Province, Capiz Province, Iloilo Province. To the southeast is Guimaras Island and Negros Island. Borders the Sulu Sea to the south and west.

American missions against Panay Island
October 26, 1944–May 6, 1945

October 26, 1944
B-24s attack a naval force of 2 battleships, 5 aircraft carriers, and 5 destroyers west of Panay; hits are claimed on a battleship and 2 carriers

March 17, 1945
B-24 hit Panay beaches in preparatory to allied landings on March 18, 1945

May 6, 1945
Fighter-bombers fly support missions over Panay.

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Last Updated
January 2, 2020


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