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    Sinuiju (신의주) North P'yŏngan Province DPRK (North Korea)
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USN Nov 15, 1950

Location
Lat 40° 6′ 2″ N Long 124° 23′ 53″ E   Located near the Yalu River and the international border with Manchuria (China). Sinŭiju means “New Ŭiju”, this city was established at the border railroad bridge crossing over the Yalu River. Located seven miles west Ŭiju, the "old city". Also known as Wi-ju, Shingishu, Wi-dschu, 신의주, Sin-gi-shu, Sinyichju, Sinŭiju, Sin-eui-chu, New Eui-chu, Shingishū.

Korean War
During the Korean War, Chinese forces used the railroad crossings to send troops and supplies into North Korea. United Nations aircraft heavily bombed the area during the war.

American missions against Sinuiju
November 1, 1950 - July 9, 1951

Today
Sinuiju is the capital of North Pyeongan Province. Part of the city was included in the Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region established during 2002.

Sinuiju Airfield (K-30)
Lat 40° 5' 22N Long 124° 24' 32E Built postwar.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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