Clark Field

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines

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8 Dec 1941 Saburo Sakai of Japanese Navy Tainan Air Group, flying an A6M Zero fighter, attacked Clark Field in the Philippine Islands; he shot down one P-40 Warhawk fighter.
2 Jan 1942 Japanese troops captured the Clark Field airbase in the Philippine Islands.
1 Jan 1945 US aircraft attacked Clark Field on Luzon Island of the Philippine Islands.
17 May 1945 Mexican 201st Expeditionary Squadron with P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft began operations from Clark Field in the Philippine Islands.

Photographs

Abandoned Japanese Ki-67-I Kai To-Go special attack aircraft of Fugaku Squadron at Clark Field, Luzon, Philippine Islands, circa 1945After the recapture of Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines, American intelligence officers examine a Japanese Mitsubishi G4M-2 bomber, Feb 1945B-32 Dominator bomber Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945
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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines
Lat/Long 15.1858, 120.5597
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Abandoned Japanese Ki-67-I Kai To-Go special attack aircraft of Fugaku Squadron at Clark Field, Luzon, Philippine Islands, circa 1945
See all 6 photographs of Clark Field




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