|Type||195 Air Base|
|Historical Name of Location||Lashio, Burma|
Contributor: C. Peter Chen
ww2dbaseLashio Airfield in Burma was occupied by the Japanese in Apr 1942. A number of sorties were launched from Lashio Airfield to attack US bombers stationed at Dinjan Airfield in India. After the war, it was converted to civilian use, and it remains a civilian airport at the time of this writing.
Last Major Update: Sep 2018
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|30 Apr 1942||Japanese troops captured Lashio Airfield, Burma.|
|17 Dec 1942||US aircraft attacked Lashio Airfield, Burma for the first time.|
|26 Feb 1945||US aircraft attacked Lashio Airfield, Burma for the last time.|
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