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    Panay Island  Philippines

Location
Panay Island is located in the in the Western Visayas Region. The island is divided into five provinces: Aklan, Antique Province, Capiz Province, Iloilo Province. To the southeast is Guimaras Island.

American missions against Panay Island
October 26, 1944 - May 6, 1945

October 26, 1944
B-24s attack a naval force of 2 battleships, 5 aircraft carriers, and 5 destroyers W of Panay; hits are claimed on a battleship and 2 carriers

March 17, 1945
B-24 hit Panay beaches in preparatory to allied landings on March 18, 1945

May 6, 1945
Fighter-bombers fly support missions over Panay.

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Last Updated
September 30, 2018

 

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