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28.680N) was the location of an airfield
in eastern China near the midpoint of the Nanchang-Hangchow rail corridor. It was one of the
which the Doolittle Raiders
planned to land in China following their attack on Japan.
The town was occupied by 32 Division, 13 Army on 12 June 1942, following the Doolittle raid, but the Japanese withdrew by the end of August after demolishing all facilities.
Craven and Cate (1952; accessed 2012-8-12)
"History of Imperial General Headquarters: Army Section" (1959; accessed 2011-8-12)
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