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    Fabrica Airfield Negros Philippines
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David Mason 2000

Location
Located near Fabrica inland from the northeastern coast of Negros Island. Also known as "Fabrica Field" or "Fabrica Drome".

Construction
Built prewar by the U. S. Army.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese and used by the Japanese Army.

During the Battle of Leyte, the Japanese concentrated their army air forces around Bacolod Airfield and Fabrica Airfield as they were nearest to the American beachhead and airfields on Leyte in late 1944.

American missions against Fabrica
November 6, 1944 - August 5, 1945

Today
The former airfield is replanted with sugar cane fields and the Faraon Institute at Sagay City.

Japanese Memorial
A memorial to fallen Japanese pilots was built here by the Japanese, enclosed by a concrete wall.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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