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Kwajalein
Airfield Id:5297
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Island Name/Chain:Kwajalein Atol/Marshall Islands
Field Type:Airfield
Long/Lat167 43' 34" E / 8 42' 52" N
Occupying force:Japan/United States
Source:PacificWrecks.com
Information Contributed by:kevin cunningham


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(above) Kwajalein Island Airstrip in July 1945 

Photocredit: Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen Association

Contributed by: Robert Yanacek [Email]

(above) Kwajalein Island Airstrip in July 1945 

Photocredit: Marine Bombing Squadron Six-Thirteen Association

Contributed by: Robert Yanacek [Email]

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Constructed by the 854th Aviation Battalion between 2nd Feb and 17th Feb 44. 

Source: US Army in WWII The Corps of Engineers in the War Against Japan, CMH, US Army, p484-85 Contributed by: Paul Noonan [Email]
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VMB-613 operated from Kwajalein Island from December 1944 through October 1945. 

Source: Contributed by: Robert Yanacek [Email]
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Both 30th Bombardment Group (Mar-Aug) and 11th Bombardment Group (Mar/Apr - Oct) operated from Kwajalein.  

Source: Seventh Air Force Story, Kenn C Rust, page 17 Contributed by: Paul Noonan [Email]
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Both 30th Bombardment Group (Mar-Aug) and 11th Bombardment Group (Mar/Apr - Oct) operated from Kwajalein.  

Source: Seventh Air Force Story, Kenn C Rust, page 17 Contributed by: Paul Noonan [Email]
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