Lat 21° 1' 60N Long 105° 50' 60E Hanoi is part of the Hanoi Capital Region or Hanoi Metropolitan Area in the Red River Delta Region in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Also spelled Hà Nội, Ha No or Keicho. To the east is Co Bi (Cổ Bi) in the Gia Lâm District (Gia Lam, Gialam). Prewar and during the Pacific War, Hanoi was part of Indochina (French Indochina).
On September 26, 1940 Hanoi was occupied by the Japanese the duration of the Pacific War until the official surrender of Japan. During late 1942 until late 1945, Hanoi was attacked by American aircraft including fighters and bombers.
American missions against Hanoi
3, 1942–July 25, 1945
Noibai Airfield (Hanoi Airfield)
Built postwar, present day international airport
Bach Mai Airfield (Bachme, Bachma)
Built 1917 used by French and Vichy French aircraft
Gia Lam Airfield (Gialam)
Wartime airfield used by Japanese Army Air Force
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June 15, 2019