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    Amoy (Xiamen, 厦门) Fujian Province China

Location
Located on Xiamen Island (Amoy Island) on the southeast coast of China, bordering the Taiwan Strait. In Chinese, Amoy means "High Ridge" Known to the Japanese as "Takasaki" (High Ridge).

Wartime History
During the Second Sino-Japanese War, occupied by the Japanese during May 1938. Occupied by the Japanese Army until the end of World War II.

American missions against Amoy
October 7, 1943 - May 5, 1945

Postwar
During October 1949, occupied by Communist forces.

Amoy Harbor
Located at Amoy. Used during the war by Japanese shipping.

Amoy Airfield (Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport)
Used by the Japanese during the war

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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