Japanese air raids against Townsville
July 25-29, 1942
July 25-26, 1942
Raid #1: (IJN) During the night, three H8K
Emily flying boats drop bombs into Townsville Harbor.
July 27-28, 1942
Raid #2: (IJN) During the night a single flying boat drops bombs over Townsville, but no
damage was inflicted. Several American P-39 Aircaboras claim to have hit or damaged it.
July 28-29, 1942
Raid #3 (IJN) Night raid by a lone flying boat, bombed
but no damage was inflicted. Several American P-39 Aircaboras attempted to intercept but were unable to reach it.