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    San Manuel Airifeld Tarlac Province Philippines

Location
Located west of San Manuel (Tarlac Province), and to the east of Tarlac.

Construction
Built during the war by the Japanese as a satellite airfield or forward airfield for the Clark Field area.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese during the war. During the war, the Allies photographed a few Ki-49 and Ki-21 Sallys operating from this airfield, possibly as a forward operating base, or a dispersal location.

Units Based at San Manuel Airfield
95th Sentai (Ki-49 Helen) possibly based here, or utilized

Liberated by the US Army during 1945, several wrecked aircraft were captured at this airfield.

References
Thanks to Tony Feredo for additional information

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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