|Type||139 Air Base|
|Historical Name of Location||Karenko, Karenko, Taiwan|
Contributor: C. Peter Chen
ww2dbaseKarenko Airfield was located in eastern Taiwan. It was a Japanese Army airfield. It was attacked by American aircraft a number of times toward the end of the war. After the war, the airfield was taken down and the land was returned to agricultural use.
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|12 Oct 1944||Aircraft from USS Hancock attacked the Karenko Airfield in Karenko (now Hualien) in eastern Taiwan; nearly Japan Aluminum Company and Toho Metallury Company industrial facilities were also damaged.|
|3 Jan 1945||Aircraft from USS Cowpens conducted a reconnaissance mission over Karenko Airfield, Taiwan.|
|1 Apr 1945||B-25 bombers of US 38th Bombardment Group attacked Karenko Airfield, Taiwan.|
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