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Soc Trang

Soc Trang (105.97E 9.60N) was the location of a Japanese airfield in the Mekong delta.  At the time war broke out in the Pacific, the airfield based Yamada Unit with 25 A6M Zero, 11 A5M Claude, and 6 C5M2, which were tasked with providing air cover for Japanese convoys from French Indochina to Malaya.

References

Japanese Monograph #55 (accessed 2014-5-15)


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