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Tsuiki Air Field

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is a military aerodrome of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Tsuiki Airbase. It is located in Tsuiki, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. History Tsuiki Airfield was originally built by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force (IJAAF) during World War II. The airfield was attacked by United States Army Air Force's Fifth Air Force B-24 Liberator and A-26 Invader bombers on 7 August 1945, largely destroying the base and incapacitating the airfield for operational use. Not rebuilt in the immediate postwar era, the old IJAAF airfield was pressed into use during the early days of the Korean War, when the United States Air Force (USAF) 8th Fighter Group moved F-51 Mustangs to Tsuiki in mid-August 1950 for operations over the South Korean Pusan Perimeter. When airfields became available in South Korea, the unit moved to Suwon Air Base to conduct ground support operations. In addition, the 35th Fighter Group, one of the first USAF units deployed to South Korea, pulled out of the line for F-51 r
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