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    Hengyang Hunan Province China
Location
Hengyang is located in Hunan Province is located in south central China.

Prewar
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n 1929 Hengyang Airfield was built at Hengyang.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Hengyang was part of the Hengyang-Kweilin line Allied control in south central China.

Japanese and American missions against Hengyang
July 2, 1942–May 1, 1944

During July 1945 to early August 1945 during the Defense of Hengyang (Battle of Hengyang) the Japanese Army battled Chinese troops around Hengyang. On August 8, 1945, the city of Hengyang and Hengyang Airfield were surrendered to the Japanese. Afterwards, both were the target of American bombing and strafing missions.

Hengyang Airfield
Built prewar used during the Pacific War and still in use today

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Last Updated
August 6, 2019

 

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