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15 Jan 1942

Dutch East Indies
  • Five American B-17 bombers landed at Lho Nga (Lhoknga) airfield near the northwestern tip of Sumatra, Dutch East Indies after receiving damage during a raid Japanese forces at Sungei Patani Airfield, Kedah, Malaya. After temporary repairs, they would return to Malang Airfield in Java, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Lhoknga, Sumatra | CPC]
19 Apr 1944

Photo(s) dated 19 Apr 1944
Lho Nga (Lhoknga) airfield under attack, Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 19 Apr 1944

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