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    Chittagong Airfield  Bangladesh
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Location
Chittagong Airfield is located at Chittagong in the eastern corner Bangladesh (formally part of India) near the border with Burma on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Also known as Chittagong Airbase.

Wartime History
On March 25, 1944 a force of five medium bombers escorted by 30 fighters attack Chittagong and Cox's Bazaar. Used by USAAF units during late 1944 into the middle of 1945.

American units based at Chittagong
8th PRG, 9th PRS (det F-5) Barrackpore October 9 - December 21, 1944 Myitkyina
80th FG, 459th FS (P-38) Kurmitola March 4, 1944 - February 1, 1945 Rumkha
4th Combat Cargo Group HQ Agartala January 5, 1945 - June 10, 1945 Namponmao
4th CCG, 15th CCS (C-46) Argartala January 15, 1945 - June 10, 1945 Namponmao
4th CCG, 13th, 14th CCS (C-46) January 31 - June 10, 1945 Namponmao
4th CCG, 16th CCS (C-46) January 31 - June 11, 1945 Namponmao

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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