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    Alor Setar Kedah Malaysia

Location
Lat 6° 7' 16N Long 100° 21' 36E  Alor Setar is located on the western coast of the Malayan penensula and is the capital of Kedah State in Malaysia.

Wartime History
At the start of the Pacific War, occupied Japanese landings in Malaysia, occupied by the Japanese. During July 1943, Japanese Prime Minister Hikeki Tojo announced that the Northern Malay States including Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis be surrendered to Thailand as part of a December 1941 agreement between Japan and the Thailand. On October 18, 1943 placed administration of the Thai Government.

Alor Setar (Sultan Abdul Halim Airport)
Wartime airfield

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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