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    Tanauan Airfield Leyte Philippines
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Late 1944
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1945

Location
Located to the east of Tanauan parallel to the coast on the east coast of Leyte.

Construction
Built by the Americans after landing on Leyte. The control tower s code named "Velvet Tower".

Units Based at Tanauan
312th BG (A-20s) from Hollandia Nov 19, 1944 - Jan 25, 1945 San Jose
348th FG 460th FS (P-47) Tacloban Dec 12, 1944 - ?
348th FG 340th FS (P-47) Tacloban Dec 14, 44-Feb 4, 45 San Marcelino
348th FG 341st FS (P-47) Tacloban Dec 15, 1944 - ?
348th FG 342th FS (P-47) Tacloban Dec 16, 44-Feb 6, 45 San Marcelino
312th BG, 386th BS from ? - Jan 26, 1945 to San Jose
312th BG, 388th BS (A-20s) ? - Jan 27, 1945 San Jose
312th BG, 389th BS (A-20s) ? - Jan 27, 1945 San Jose
25th Liaison Squadron (UC-78s & L-5s) also Dulag

Today
Disused since the war.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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