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American missions against Lashio and Lashio Airfield
January 2 - May 20, 1944

June 3, 1942
(10th AF) A flight of 6 B-25s of the 11th Bombardment Squadron, 7th Bombardment Group, take off from Dinjan and bomb Lashio en route to Kunming.

August 26, 1942
(CATF) B-25s bomb Lashio, an important rail center, highway junction and Lashio Airfield; covering P-40s strafe numerous targets of opportunity and shoot down at least 2 Japanese fighters.

August 29, 1945
(CATF) B-25s pound Lashio, scoring numerous hits on Lashio Airfield and starting 3 large fires in warehouse area SE of the city.

December 17, 1942
(10th AF) China Air Task Force aircraft bomb Lashio

December 17, 1942
(10th AF) China Air Task Force aircraft bomb Lashio

December 22, 1942
(10th AF) China Air Task Force aircraft bomb Lashio

December 26, 1942
(10th AF) China Air Task Force aircraft bomb Lashio

January 16, 1943
(CATF) Anticipating that Japanese planes will land at Lashio Airfield, six B-25s and eleven fighters are sent to that field in the hope of catching the enemy on the ground; finding no aircraft there, the B-25s and fighters attack the town of Lashio. This is the last raid by the China Air Task Force before a fuel shortage grounds the fighters for the remainder of January and the B-25s for 33 days. In Burma, B-25s hit Mandalay-Lashio with three strikes.

March 10, 1943
(CATF) P-40s on armed reconnaissance cover the area SW of Lashio.

March 30, 1943
(CATF) P-40's strafe 8 locomotives southwest of Lashio, exploding 3 of them.

November 3, 1943
(14th AF) 8 P-40's bomb runways and installations at Lashio

December 1, 1943
(14th AF) Four P-40's strafe a truck convoy near Lashio

February 24, 1944
(14th AF) Four P-40s strafe Lashio Airfield

March 3, 1944
(14th AF) P-40s strafe Lashio Airfield

April 21, 1944
(10th AF) 8 B-24s bomb storage and fuel dumps at Lashio.
(14th AF) P-40s fly armed reconnaissance over roads Lashio.

April 22, 1944
(14th AF) P-40s on armed reconnaissance over N Burma destroy ten boxcars and a truck north of Lashio.

April 23, 1944
(14th AF) Four P-40s blast a motor pool at Lashio.

April 26, 1944
(14th AF) P-40s on armed reconnaissance fly from Lashio to Man Kat

May 31, 1944
(14th AF) 14 B-24s, supported by P-40s blast the warehouse area at Lashio

June 5, 1944
(14th AF) 12 P-40s bomb Lashio

June 7, 1944
(14th AF) Ten B-25s bomb Lashio and targets of opportunity along the Salween

July 4, 1944
(10th AF) 20+ P-47s and P-51s fly an offensive sweep over the Lashio area

July 11, 1944
(10th AF) Fighter-bombers hit Lashio Airifled

July 13, 1944
(10th AF) A-36s, P-51s, and P-47s hit targets including Lashio

July 15, 1944
(10th AF) P-47s and P-51s hit targets including Lashio

August 4, 1944
(10th AF) B-25s bomb Lashio Airfield

August 5, 1944
(10th AF) Three B-25s hit Lashio Airfield

August 15, 1944
(10th AF) P-51s, P-47s, P-40s, and A-36s hit Lashio Airfield

August 16, 1944
(10th AF) P-51s hit Lashio Airfield

August 18, 1944
(10th AF) Eight P-47s sweep Lashio Airfield, strafing several targets of opportunity.
(14th AF) P-40s, P-51s, and P-38s on armed reconnaissance attack Lashio

September 30, 1944
(10th AF) 50+ P-47s hit targets of opportunity on or near the Burma Road between Mangshih and Lashio

January 2, 1945
(10th AF) Lashio area is hit by P-47s and P-38s

January 11, 1945
(10th AF) 12 B-25s bomb storage buildings in the Lashio area

January 12, 1945
(10th AF) Fighter-bombers hit targets near Lashio

January 22, 1945
(10th AF) P-47s hit targets near Lashio

February 6, 1945
(10th AF) 86 P-47s and P-38s and 25 B-25s pound troop concentrations, supplies, and AA positions in the Lashio area.

February 9, 1945
(10th AF) Two B-25s pound trucks, gun positions, and buildings during a road sweep from Hsipaw to Loilem to Lashio.

February 14, 1945
(10th AF) Twelve B-25s attack vehicles along roads from Lashio to Takaw to Hopong

February 15, 1945
(10th AF) Twelve B-25s hit buildings, troops, and other targets of opportunity during a sweep from Lashio to Loilem

February 16, 1945
(10th AF) Twelve B-25s bomb troops, storage areas, and vehicles during offensive reconnaissance along roads south of Lashio and from Hsenwi to Loilem.

February 23, 1945
(10th AF) 20+ P-47s support ground forces in the Mongmit sector and near Lashio

February 24, 1945
(10th AF) Eight P-47s in close support of the ground forces near Lashio pound vehicle and a troop concentration

February 25, 1945
(10th AF) 31 P-47s support the Chinese 38th and 50th Divisions near Lashio

February 26, 1945
(10th AF) 8 P-47s support the MARS Task Force, a composite Chinese-American force, in the Lashio sector

March 1, 1945
(10th AF) Sixteen fly close support strikes near Lashio

March 7, 1945
Elements of the Chinese 38th Division occupy Lashio

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