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American missions against Noemfoor Island
April 20 - July 5, 1944

April 20, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb airfields on Noemfoor

April 21, 1944
(5th AF) 21 B-24s bomb airstrips on Noemfoor

April 22, 1944
(5th AF) 20+ B-24s bomb airstrips on Noemfoor

April 23, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s continue to hit airstrips on Noemfoor; they claim 14 air victories

April 24, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s again bomb parked aircraft and other targets on Noemfoor

April 30, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s hit Noemfoor Island with a light raid

May 16, 1944
(5th AF) Aircraft continue to pound a variety of targets including airfields and supply areas on Noemfoor

June 1, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and A-20s attack targets of opportunity on Noemfoor

June 19, 1944
(5th AF) A-20s hit airfields at Noemfoor

June 21, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb targets on Noemfoor

June 22, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s, A-20s, and P-47s hit targets of opportunity on Noemfoor

June 26, 1944
(5th) Aircraft attack targets at Noemfoor

June 27, 1944
(5th AF) Aircraft attack targets on Noemfoor

June 28, 1944
(5th AF) Attack airfield and fuel dumps on Noemfoor

June 29, 1944
(5th AF) Aircraft attack barges at Noemfoor

June 30, 1944
(5th AF) Aircraft hit supply areas, and defensive positions on Noemfoor Island are hit

July 1, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, B-25s, A-20s and fighter-bombers hit airfield, AA guns, bivouacs, supplies, and Japanese defenses on Noemfoor in preparation for Allied landings.

July 2, 1944
(US Army) Landing on Noemfoor
(5th AF) P-38s and B-25s support invading ground forces as they push E along the N coast of Noemfoor

July 5, 1944
(5th AF) Light strikes are flown in support of troops on Noemfoor

Last Updated
March 26, 2012

 

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