Located to the south of Angeles, to the west of Highway No. 3 (MacArthur Memorial Highway).
American built single runway, with taxiways to the eastern side of the runway.
Used by the Japanese.
Operation Te-Go: Japanese General
Yamashita ordered the entire First Airborne Brigade with
two regiments to jump the American beachhead on Leyte on December 6, 1944. Japanese paratroopers loaded into 95th Sentai Ki-49 Helens and Ki-57 Topsys. They took off from Angeles South Airfield and Del Carmen Airfield. For the paratrooper drop and crash landings against the American liberated San Pablo Airfield and Buri Airfield on Leyte at 1800 hours. Although the
paratroopers caught the Americans by surprise, those who did reach the airfields were ineffective. The attack proved to be disorganized and an abortive
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September 24, 2018