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    Takao (Takow, Takau, Kaohsiung)  Formosa (Taiwan)

Location
Takao is located on the southwest coast of Taiwan (Formosa). During the war known by the Japanese name, "Takao" or "Takow" or "Takau". Today, known by the original Chinese name, "Kaohsiung". Borders Takao Harbor (Kaohsiung Harbor).

American missions against Takao
June 29, 1944 - August 12, 1945

Takao Airfield (Kaohsiung Airport)
Wartime airfield in use today

Takao Harbor (Kaohsiung Harbor)
Harbor located on the coast. Used by the Japanese Navy and cargo ships during the war. Today it remains a major port, through which pass most of Taiwan's imports and exports pass.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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