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American missions against Galela (Galeia) and Galela Airfield
July 27, 1944–January 10, 1945

Click For EnlargementJuly 27, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s hit Galela Airfield.

July 31, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Galela Airfield.

August 7, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Galela Airfield.

August 10, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Galela Airfield.

August 23, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s pound the Galela.

September 5, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers attack Galela and nearby villages.

September 6, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s hit Galela.

Septemeber 7, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s strike Galela.

September 8, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s hit Galela.

September 9, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Galela Airfield.

September 11, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Galela.

September 12, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s and B-25s bomb Galela Airfield.

September 16, 1944
(USN) Lost over Galela is F6F Hellcat 58043 (MIA).

October 3, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s bomb Galela.

October 4, 1944
(FEAF) P-40s and B-25s attack Galela.

October 26, 1944
(FEAF) P-40 hit supply area S of Galela.

November 7, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and fighter-bombers hit Galela.

December 5, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s strike Galela.

December 13, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s, P-38s, and P-47s on small raids hit shore positions at Galela Bay, while covering an attempted rescue of a downed pilot by a PT boat.

December 25, 1944
(FEAF, RAAF) B-25s, along with RAAF fighter-bombers, hit the Galela area.

December 26, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s, and fighter-bombers hit Galela.

January 10, 1945
(FEAF) About 60 P-40s bomb and strafe the Galela area.

September 22, 1945
(RAAF) Crashed into Lake Galela is Spitfire A58-489 (KIA).



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