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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in the northeast of the Korean People’s Democratic Republic. In 1944, it had a population of 39,400. It is also a railroad station. It is the center of the lignite basin in the Tuman-gang River valley and has a plant for manufacturing synthetic fuel.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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1, 1952, 142-plane attack on the North Korean oil refinery at Aoji
, the largest carrier-based action of the war.
The largest carrier strike of the war occurred in September when 142 planes from three carriers destroyed the Aoji
oil refinery and attacked other targets at Munsan and Ch'ongjin five miles from Manchuria and ten miles from the Soviet border.