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American missions against Param Island and Param Airfield
November 22, 1944–May 12, 1945

April 14, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Param and other targets of opportunity at Truk.

April 22, 1944
(13th AF) During the night of 22/23 April, B-24s bomb Param at Truk.

June 17, 1944
(FEAF) Five B-24s bound to bomb Eten Airfield divert to bomb Param Airfield instead due to cloud cover. Lost prior to the bomb run is B-24J 44-40566 (MIA).

September 25, 1944
(7th AF) During the night of 25/26 September Kwajalein based B-24s stage through Eniwetok on a strike at shipping at Truk; failing to locate the primary targets the B-24s bomb alternates including Param.

November 22, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Saipan escorted by P-38s (the first long-range P-38 escort of Seventh AF bombers), bomb airfield on Param

December 18, 1944
(7th AF) Guam based B-24s flying armed photo reconnaissance over Param Airfield

February 15, 1945
(7th AF) B-24s from Guam, escorting photo aircraft bomb airfield on Param

February 17, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s from Guam escorting a photo plane over Truk bomb Param.

April 28, 1945
(7th AF) 12 B-24s from Guam hit Param during the early morning hours; 12 more attack Param during the afternoon P-47s from Saipan strafe small vessels and Param Airfield.

April 29, 1945
(7th AF) Saipan Island-based P-47s sweep Truk Atoll, strafing airfields, defenses, and gun positions on Param and hit Param with rockets. 24 Guam based B-24s subsequently attack the same airfield as the fighters

April 30, 1945
(7th AF) B-24s from Guam Island pound the airfields on Moen and Param

May 1, 1945
(7th AF) 10 hit air installations on Param; during the night 9 more, flying individual snooper strikes, hit airfields on Param

May 2, 1945
(7th AF) 12 B-24s from Guam pound the airfield on Param. During the night of 2/3 May, more B-24s make individual harassment bombings on Param

May 3, 1945
(7th AF) During the night of 3/4 May, B-24s separately strike Param.

May 6, 1945
(7th AF) Eighteen P-47s from Saipan sweep Truk, strafing shipping off Param.

May 8, 1945
(7th AF) 12 Guam based B-24s bomb the airfield on Marcus in the N Pacific. 12 others from Guam pound the runway on Param

May 9, 1945
(7th AF) B-24s from Guam, operating in 3 forces over a 6-hour period, bomb airfields, barracks, and targets of opportunity on Param and Moen

May 10, 1945
(7th AF) During the afternoon, 19 B-24s flying in 2 forces, hit airfields on Param

May 11, 1945
(7th AF) 10 Guam based B-24s hit the airfield on Param

May 12, 1945
(7th AF) 12 B-24s hit the airfield on Param.


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