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American missions against Dublon (Tonoas) and Dublon Seaplane Base
March 15, 1944 - May 27, 1945

March 15, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Kwajalein Atoll fly the first Seventh Air Force mission against Truk, hitting Dublon.

April 2, 1944
(13th AF) 31 B-24s fly a strike against Dublon causing considerable damage to the warehouse and dock areas; the bombers claim 30+ fighters downed; 4 B-24s are lost.

April 6, 1944
(13th AF) 34 B-24s bomb Dublon

April 22, 1944
(13th AF) During the night of 22/23 April, seventeen B-24s bomb Dublon

April 25, 1944
(13th AF) Just before dawn, B-24s hit Dublon

April 27, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

May 10, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb a warehouse area at Dublon.

June 2, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

June 3, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

June 11, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon Seaplane Base

June 12, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon Seaplane Base

June 13, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s from Los Negros bomb Dublon

June 16, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

June 17, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

June 19, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

June 20, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Dublon

June 21, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb shipping off Dublon

June 23, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Dublon

October 28, 1944
(20th AF) Marianas based XXI Bomber Command flies its first combat mission when fourteen B-29s attack submarine pens on Dublon; 4 others, one carrying Brigadier General Haywood S Hansell, Jr, Commanding General XXI Bomber Command, abort; about a third of the bombs fall in the general target area.

October 30, 1944
(20th AF) Eight B-29s from the Marianas bomb submarine pens on Dublon, 9 others bomb two miles beyond the target.

November 2, 1944
(20th AF) Seventeen Marianas based B-29s bomb the submarine pens on Dublon.

November 11, 1944
(20th AF) Eight B-29s bomb Dublon submarine pens.

December 18, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s flying armed photo reconnaissance bomb Dublon

February 17, 1945
(20th AF) 8 of 9 B-29s bomb the submarine pens on Dublon without loss.

March 29, 1945
(7th AF) Nine B-24s from Guam bomb Dublon.

April 5, 1945
(7th AF) B-24s hit Dublon

April 19, 1945
(7th AF) 17 B-24s bomb Dublon

May 6, 1945
(7th AF) P-47s strafe Dublon Seaplane Base, and shipping off Dublon

May 20, 1945
(7th AF) P-47s strafe Dublon Seaplane Base and barges off Dublon

May 23, 1945
(7th AF) P-47s strafe Dublon Seaplane Base buildings, and small boats at Dublon.

May 26, 1945
(7th AF) P-47s from Saipan strafe Dublon Seaplane Base

May 27, 1945
(7th AF) 16 Saipan Island-based P-47s sweep Truk Atoll, strafing buildings at the Dublon Seaplane base and small craft off Dublon.

 

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