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American missions against Tien Ho Airfield
July 4, 1942 - September 30, 1944

July 4, 1942
(10th AF) 5 B-25s, with fighter escort, heavily damage buildings, runways and parked aircraft at Tien Ho Airfield

July 18, 1942
(10th AF) 3 B-25s from Kweilin bomb Tien Ho Airfield

August 6, 1942
(10th AF) B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

August 8, 1942
(10th AF) B-25s hit the Canton area, bombing Tien Ho Airfield and other targets in the vicinity and claiming two interceptors shot down.

November 23, 1942
(10th AF) 6 B-25s and 17 P-40s pound Tien Ho Airfield at Canton claiming 40+ aircraft destroyed on the field.

May 8, 1943
(14th AF) Sixteen B-24's and eleven B-25's bomb Tien Ho Airfield, the shop and factory area. Twenty-four escorting P-40's strafe the target areas following the bombing strikes. Considerable damage is done, including the destruction of about 20 enemy aircraft.

July 6, 1943
(14th AF) During the night of 6/7 July, B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield.

July 7, 1943
(14th AF) B-25s and P-51s bomb Tien Ho Airfield.

July 28, 1943
(14th AF) B-25s hit Tien Ho Airfield.

July 31, 1943
(14th AF) B-25s hit Tien Ho Airfield.

August 20, 1943
(14th AF) Six B-25's, with fighter escort,  bomb Tien Ho Airfield, they claim five interceptors shot down.

August 26, 1943
(14th AF) Five B-25's, supported by eleven P-40's, bomb Tien Ho Airfield; in a battle with enemy interceptors one P-40 is lost; the B-25's and P-40's claim five Zekes downed.

September 4, 1943
(
14th AF) Ten B-25's and eleven P-40's pound Tien Ho airfield; 3 of 15 intercepting Zekes are claimed shot down.

December 24, 1943
(14th AF) Eighteen B-24's bomb a Tien Ho Airfield. The B-24's and eighteen escorting fighters claim twenty interceptors shot down. One B-24 is lost over the target.

August 27, 1944
(14th AF) Seven B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

August 28, 1944
(14th AF) Eight B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airifeld

August 29, 1944
(14th AF) Eight B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airifeld

August 31, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s attack Tien Ho Airifeld

September 7, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

September 28, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s attack Tien Ho Airfield

September 29, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s attack Tien Ho Airfield

September 30, 1944
(14th AF) B-24s and B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

October 1, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

October 2, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

October 3, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s bomb Tien Ho Airfield

October 17, 1944
(14th AF) 15 B-25s, 12 P-40s, and 10 P-51s pound a supply depot at Tien Ho Airfield

December 11, 1944
(14th AF) Sixteen fighter-bombers attack Tien Ho Airfield

December 22, 1944
(14th AF) P-51s and P-40s strafe Tien Ho Airfield destroy several aircraft in battles over Canton

December 27, 1944
(14th AF) 17 P-51s over White Cloud, Whampoa, and Tien Ho Airfields claim ten airplanes destroyed; 2 P-51s are lost.

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