19 Apr 1923

Photo(s) dated 19 Apr 1923
Crown Prince Hirohito arriving at the official residence of Taichu prefecture governor, Taichu, Taiwan, 19 Apr 1923Crown Prince Hirohito visiting Taichu water pumping station, Taiwan, 19 Apr 1923Crown Prince Hirohito at Taichu Station, Taiwan, 19 Apr 1923


Photo(s) dated
Crown Prince Hirohito at a barracks in Taichu, Taiwan, 19 Apr 1923
27 Sep 1942

Taiwan
  • The Taichu Prisoners of War Camp near Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan was opened. ww2dbase [Taichu | CPC]
22 Nov 1943

Taiwan
  • A US aircraft conducted a reconnaissance flight over Taichu Airfield ("Toyohara") in central Taiwan. ww2dbase [Taichu Airfield | Taichu | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 22 Nov 1943
Aerial view of Toyohara Airfield, Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan, 22 Nov 1943
1 Jul 1944

Taiwan
  • The Taichu Prisoners of War Camp near Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan was closed; on the same day, the Inrin Prisoners of War Camp in central Taiwan was opened. ww2dbase [Taichu | CPC]
15 Oct 1944

Taiwan
  • A B-29 bomber of USAAF 468th Bombardment Group conducted a reconnaissance flight over Taichu Airfield ("Toyohara") in central Taiwan. It was discovered that a satellite airfield was being constructed to the west. ww2dbase [Taichu West Airfield | Taichu | CPC]
3 Jan 1945

Photo(s) dated 3 Jan 1945
Taichu Airfield under attack by USS Ticonderoga carrier aircraft, Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan, 3 Jan 1945, photo 1 of 3Taichu Airfield under attack by USS Ticonderoga carrier aircraft, Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan, 3 Jan 1945, photo 2 of 3Post-mission map of the Air Group 80 of USS Ticonderoga 3 Jan 1945 attack on Taichu Airfield, central Taiwan
30 Jan 1945

Photo(s) dated 30 Jan 1945
Taichu Airfield under attack by USS Ticonderoga carrier aircraft, Taichu (now Taichung), Taiwan, 3 Jan 1945, photo 3 of 3
5 Jul 1945

Taiwan
  • A US aircraft conducted a reconnaissance flight over Taichu West Airfield ("Toyohara") in central Taiwan. It was concluded that the airfield was nearing completion. ww2dbase [Taichu West Airfield | Taichu | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 5 Jul 1945
Taichu West Airfield, 5 Jul 1945

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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