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    Chittagong Chittagong Division Bangladesh

Location
Lat 22° 20' 18N Long 91° 49' 54E  Chittagong is located in the Chittagong Division bordering the Bay of Bengal.

Wartime History
British forces used Chittagong as a base. Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) aircraft bombed during April 1942 and on December 20, 24 1942 which resulted in the British relocating to Comilla. Neverless the war had a major negative impact on the city, with the growth of refugees and resulted in "The Great Famine" of 1943.

Chittagong Airfield
Wartime airfield used by US forces during late 1944 into middle 1945

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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