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    Surabaja Airfield (Surabaya, Soerabaja) Java Indonesia

Location
Surabaja Airfield is located at Surabaja (Surabaya, Soerabaja) in East Java Province (Jawa Timur) on the north coast of Java. Wartime Allied spelling was "Soerabaja".

Construction
Built prewar.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War in the first months of 1942, used by the Allies including by U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortresses.

Occupied by the Japanese, and used as a JAAF bomber base for the remainder of the war.

Japanese units based at Surabaja
7th Sentai (Ki-49s) - April 1943

American missions against Soerabaja
November 10, 1943 - August 7, 1945

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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