Japanese Raids Against Mangaldan Airfield
January 29, 1945 - March 1, 1945
January 29, 1945
A solitary plane dropped
four bombs onto the runway.
March 1, 1945
18 bombers drop 9 tons of bombs, starting six fires,
and a large explosion. Damage was considerable, but not specifically
2, 1945 - In the early morning hours, a raid by high altitude G4M
Betty and several low altitude Bettys
onto the base. The Marine area was mainly hit, with 72 casualties
and 4 killed. Two Marine SBDs were damaged.