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    Fenny Airfield (Feni) Chittagong Division Bangladesh
Lat 23° 50' 36N Long 90° 23' 52E  Fenny Airfield was located near Feni in Feni District in the Chittagong Division of southeast Bangladesh. Known to the Americans as "Fenny Airfield", a misspelling of "Feni". Prewar and during the Pacific War located in India. Today located in Bangladesh.

Wartime History
During 1944 used by United States Army Air Force (USAAF), 10th Air Force as a military airfield or bombers and fighters. Fenny Airfield was the base of the 12th Bombardment Group after it departed the 12th Air Force (12th AF) based in southern Italy and joined the 10th Air Force (10th AF) in China-Burma-India (CBI) theater flying combat missions over Burma and supporting the British 14th Army. Also based the 3rd Combat Cargo Group (Commando) performing air drops and transportation flights in support of ground forces. Fenny was also a maintenance depot for the USAAF Air Technical Service Command maintenance depot. During the Pacific War, bombed by Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) aircraft.

American units based at Fenny
3rd CCG, 12th CCS (C-47) Sylhet July 1, 1944–
12th BG, HQ Pandaveswar July 16, 1944–June 8, 1945 Pandaveswar and Madhaiganj
12th BG, 81st BS (B-25) Pandaveswar July 17, 1944 detachment April 21, 1945 Meiktila returns April 28-29, 1945 departs June 7, 1945 Madhaiganj
12th BG, 82nd BS (B-25) Pandaveswar July 20, 1944–April 10, 1945 Meiktila
12th BG, 83rd BS (B-25) Pandaveswar July 20, 1944–June 9, 1945 Pandaveswar
1st ACG, 6th FS (P-47) established November 8, 1944–November 30, 1944 Asansol
12th BG, 434th BS (B-25) Comilla November 27, 1944–
1st ACG, 6th FS (P-47 detachment) Asansol December 1, 1944–December 24, 1944 Asansol
1st ACG, 5th FS (P-47) Asansol December 28, 1944–February 5, 1945 Hay

Disused since the Pacific War.

The Daily Star "Finding Feni" November 8, 2013

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Last Updated
November 25, 2019


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