Tourane


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Tourane:

see Da NangDa Nang
, formerly Tourane
, city (1990 est. pop. 371,000), central Vietnam, a port on the South China Sea. One of the largest cities in Vietnam, it has an excellent deepwater harbor (dredged and improved by the United States) and is a busy commercial port.
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63) On Boxer Day, 1944, the 17th Pursuit Squadron pilot from the Philippines, who had been captured at Tourane in March 1942, escaped from the Saigon POW camp and was taken back to Tourane by the underground.
75) Rather than evacuate the other crewmen on another submarine at a later date, the head of the Tourane civilian underground network took the crew to a make-shift airstrip near Pleiku where he hoped they could be flown out.
87) The head of the Tourane underground network and the PBM's two pilots had separated from the group before the ambush.
With nearby China Beach one of the country's most famous landmarks, the Novotel Tourane Da Nang is expected to be a popular base for tourists as well as business travelers.
It required a new engine and a replacement had to be ferried from Saigon to Tourane via a U.