20 Apr 1923

Photo(s) dated 20 Apr 1923
Students gathering to wave to Crown Prince Hirohito, who would be passing by aboard a train, Shoka Station, Taiwan, 20 Apr 1923
12 Oct 1944

Taiwan Photo(s) dated 12 Oct 1944
Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2
4 Jan 1945

Taiwan
  • TBM-5C torpedo bombers of VT-4 squadron, escorted by F6F-5 fighters of VF-4 squadron, both from USS Essex, attacked a number of Japanese airfields in Taiwan. Rojoseki Airfield in Rojoseki District of Shoka (now Erlin District of Changhua), Hokuto (misnamed "Keishu" in US records) Airfield in Shoka, and Mato Airfield in Tainan (now Madou District of Tainan) sustained damage. ww2dbase [Hokuto Airfield | Essex | Shoka, Taichu | CPC]
30 Mar 1945

Taiwan
  • US aircraft attacked a railway linking Shoka (now Changhua) and Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan. ww2dbase [Shoka, Taichu | CPC]
14 May 1945

Taiwan
  • Two PV-1 aircraft of US Navy squadron VPB-137 from Clark Field in the Philippine Islands conducted a reconnaissance mission over Taiwan, one of which dropped three 250-pound bombs on a pair of bridges over Daito River (now Dadu River) in Shoka (now Changhua); both bombs missed. ww2dbase [Shoka, Taichu | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 14 May 1945
Aerial view of bridges over Daitokei River (now Dadu River) in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 14 May 1945
17 May 1945

Taiwan
  • 2 B-25 bombers of 71st Bombardment Squadron of USAAF 38th Bombardment Group dropped 12 500-pound parafrag bombs and propaganda leaflets on the Keishu sugar plant in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan at 1015 hours. ww2dbase [Shoka, Taichu | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 17 May 1945
Keishu sugar plant under US aerial attack, Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 17 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Keishu sugar plant under US aerial attack, Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, 17 May 1945, photo 2 of 2

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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