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    Madat (Madat Som) Dornod Province¬†Mongolia
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Justin Taylan 2009

Location
Lat 47 07 N Long 115 36E  Inland settlement in eastern Mongolia. Pronounced 'Ma-tad'. Other spellings include "Matad".

Wartime History
Prewar, there was a coal mining operation at this settlement, linked with a narrow guage rail road line. During the late 1930s, it was a military base and support area for the May - August Battle of Khalkhin Gol / Nomonhan Incident.

Japanese Missions Against Madat
June 24-25, 1939

Madat Airfield
Wartime airfield

References
Japan Against Russia In The Sky of Nomonhan page 42, 45

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August 25, 2018

 

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