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American missions against Kweilin and Kweilin Airfield
July 4, 1942 - July 16, 1945

July 4, 1942
(JAAF) P-40s over Kweilin intercept a formation of Japanese fighter-bombers, claiming 13 destroyed; the Japanese fail to bomb the target.

August 5, 1942
(JAAF) Japanese aircraft attack Kweilin Airfield; notified well in advance by the Chinese warning net. P-40s meet the Japanese over the target, shooting down 2, and another is downed by ground fire.

October 4, 1943
(JAAF) 17 Japanese bombers and 25 fighters attack Kweilin Airfield. The bombs, dropped from 20,000 feet, fail to hit the target. AAF fighters fail to make effective contact with the force.

October 5, 1943
(JAAF) 10 USAAF fighters intercept a force of about 50 fighters west of Kweilin, shoot down 1 enemy fighter; the enemy force turns back.

August 20, 1943
(JAAF) 15 P-40's intercept 21 fighters over Kweilin; 2 P-40's and 2 Zekes are shot down.

November 10, 1944
Kweilin Airfield falls to Japanese ground forces

November 11, 1944
(14th AF) 10 B-25s bomb Kweilin Airfield

November 12, 1944
(14th AF) P-51s and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

November 18, 1944
(14th AF) P-51, P-38 and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

December 4, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s, supported by 12 P-40s hit targets around Kweilin

December 7, 1944
(14th AF) P-51, P-38 and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

December 9, 1944
(14th AF) P-51s and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

December 12, 1944
(14th AF) P-51, P-38 and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

December 20, 1944
(14th AF) P-51s and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

December 31, 1944
(14th AF) P-51s and P-40s hit targets around Kweilin.

March 27, 1945
(14th AF) B-25s hit towns, rail, road, and river traffic, and targets of opportunity around Kweilin. Fighter-bombers hit Kweilin.

March 28, 1945
(14th AF) fighter-bombers hit Kweilin

April 16, 1945
(14th AF) B-25s bomb Kweilin

May 30, 1945
(14th AF) fighter-bombers hit Kweilin

June 6, 1945
(14th AF) fighter-bombers hit Kweilin

June 11, 1945
(14th AF) fighter-bombers hit Kweilin

June 15, 1945
(14th AF) B-25s and 47 P-51s and P-47s hit Kweilin

June 17, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s, P-47s, and P-61s hit Kweilin

June 20, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s hit targets including Kweilin

July 3, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s and P-47s hit targets including Kweilin

July 6, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s and P-38s hit targets around Kweilin

July 7, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s and P-38s hit targets of opportunity including Kweilin

July 16, 1945
(14th AF) Five B-25s pound enemy truck convoys moving supplies through the Siang-Chiang Valley and S of Kweilin.

 

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