Panay Island is located in the in the Western Visayas Region.
The island is divided into five provinces: Aklan, Antique Province, Capiz Province, Iloilo Province. To the southeast is Guimaras Island.
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 W 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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May 3, 2016