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    Wuchang 武昌 (Zhifang) Hubei Province China

Location
Lat 30° 33′ 14″ N Long 114° 18′ 57″ E  Wuchang 武昌 is located on the southeastern bank of the Yangtze River, opposite the mouth of the Han River in Hubei Province in China. Also spelled "Wǔchāng" or "Zhifang". On the northwest bank of the Yangtze River is Hanyang and Hankow (Hankou).

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War. Wuchang infrastructure included a rail road marshalling yard, cotton mills and warehouses.

American missions against Wuchang
September 2, 1942 - July 21, 1945

Postwar
During 1949 the three cities: Wuchang, Hankow (Hankou) and Hanyang merged to form Wuhan.

Wuchang Airfield
Japanese airfield

Hsu-Chia Peng Airfield
Built by the Japanese closed 1948

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Last Updated
April 19, 2019

 

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