Shoka Airfield file photo [25551]

Shoka Airfield

Type   128 Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Shoka, Taichu, Taiwan
Coordinates   24.030368000, 120.487160000

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ww2dbaseJapanse airfield in Shoka (now Changhua) in central Taiwan was located in a position that straddles between Rokko (now Lugang) and Fukuko (now Fuxing) districts in the western edge of the city of Shoka, on the coast of the Taiwan Strait. It was protected by small flak towers and a canal system (which acted in the same capacity as a moat). Due to its location, it was referred to in American action reports as "Rokko Airfield".

ww2dbaseSource: taiwanairpower.org

Last Major Update: Apr 2016



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12 Oct 1944 Carrier aircraft from USS Lexington attacked Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan.

Photographs

Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Aerial view of Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan, Jan 1945; photo taken by a B-29 bomber of USAAF 40th Bombardment Group




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WW2-Era Place Name Shoka, Taichu, Taiwan
Lat/Long 24.0304, 120.4872
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Shoka Airfield in Shoka (now Changhua), Taiwan under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2
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