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    Galela Airfield (Galeia Airfield) Halmahera Island Indonesia

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38th BG July 27, 1944

Location
Located at Galela. Also known as Galeia Drome.

Construction
Single runway crushed coral runway was built by the Japanese, and used by the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF).

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese and bombed by Allied aircraft.

American missions against Galela Airfield
July 27, 1944 - January 10, 1945

Today
Disused since the war as an airfield. Today, a bananna plantion owned by a Filipino company.

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

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