Lashio Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Lashio, Burma

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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.

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Lashio Airfield Timeline

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.

Photographs

Members of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) Leo Tynan with local civilian, Lashio Airfield, Burma, 1945Unloading equipment from an aircraft, Lashio Airfield, Burma, 1945




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WW2-Era Place Name Lashio, Burma
Lat/Long 22.9758, 97.7525
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Members of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) Leo Tynan with local civilian, Lashio Airfield, Burma, 1945
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