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American missions against Manokwari and Manokwari Airfield
May 1, 1943 - October 24, 1944

May 1, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb a vessel in Manokwari harbor.

May 6, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's hit Manokwari

May 9, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's and B-17's bomb Manokwari

June 9, 1943
(5th AF) 2 B-24's bomb the town area of Manokwari

June 28, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb Manokwari

August 2, 1943
(5th AF) Bombers hit Manokwari area

August 19, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's attack Manokwari

September 23, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's fly a small strike against Manokwari.

October 11, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's attack the town of Manokwari

October 20, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's hit 2 freighters near Manokwari and bomb the Manokwari area

October 24, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's carry out a light attack on Manokwari

October 25, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's carry out a light strike against Manokwari

November 29, 1943
(5th AF) 6 B-24's bomb a barracks at Manokwari

December 29, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's fly a light attack against Manokwari, hitting the town and shipping

April 18, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s hit Manokwari

April 19, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s hit Manokwari

April 30, 1944
(5th AF) B-24 reconnaissance flights over the Manokwari

Click For EnlargementMay 15, 1944
(5th AF) Aerial reconnaissance photograph taken over the Manokwari area.

May 19, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, A-20s and P-38s hit airfields and shipping in the Manokwari area

May 20, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, A-20s and B-25s hit airstrips, revetments, supply area, AA positions and shipping at Manokwari

May 21, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, A-20s and P-38s attack airfields, town areas, barges, personnel and supply areas, and fuel dumps at Manokwari

May 22, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s and B-25s bomb Manokwari

May 23, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s hit Manokwari

June 3, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s, A-20s and B-24s hit shipping off Manokwari

June 4, 1944
(5th AF) A-20s bomb the town and harbor at Manokwari

June 7, 1944
(5th AF) A-20s hit shipping in the Manokwari area

June 8, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s, P-38s, B-24s and A-20s battle enemy fighters over Manokwari and bomb a small freighter off Manokwari

June 9, 1944
(5th AF) A-20s bomb shipping in Manokwari harbor

June 15, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, A-20s and fighters attack barges in the Manokwari area

June 19, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s hit airfield at Manokwari

June 22, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s, A-20s, and P-47s attack Manokwari

June 23, 1944
(FEAF) A few A-20s and A-26s on a barge search bomb offshore islands near Manokwari

June 26, 1944
(FEAF) P-38s, P-47s, A-20s, A-26s, B-24s, and B-25s attack airfields, shipping, villages, town areas, roads, and numerous other targets at Manokwari

June 27, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, A-20s, A-26s, P-40s and P-47s hit Manokwari

June 29, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, A-20s, and fighter-bombers attack airfield at Manokwari

July 1, 1944
(FEAF) The airfield at Manokwari is bombed

July 11, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s bomb airfields at Manokwari

July 12, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Manokwari Airfield

July 13, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s bomb the Manokwari area

July 15, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s blast gun emplacements on an island off Manokwari

July 16, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s pound AA positions at Manokwari

July 17, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb gun positions around Manokwari

July 20, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit the airfield and AA guns at Manokwari

July 21, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb AA positions and the airfield at Manokwari

July 28, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s and A-20s pound airfields at Manokwari

August 8, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Manokwari town

August 9, 1944
(FEAF) Fighters strafe the villages S of Manokwari

August 10, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers attack Sorong, Manokwari

August 13, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb bivouacs and supply dumps at Manokwari

August 16, 1944
(FEAF) P-39s hit troops and positions from Manokwari

August 17, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s bomb Manokwari

August 20, 1944
(FEAF) P-39s hit shipping off Manokwari while P-40s pound gun positions, buildings and stores at Manokwari

August 21, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers blast warehouses and other targets in the Manokwari area

August 22, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers continue to blast supply and personnel targets in Manokwari and the surrounding areas

August 23, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit the town of Manokwari

August 27, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers Manokwari airfield

Augusut 28, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers hit storage facilities at Manokwari

August 30, 1944
(FEAF) P-47s hit Manokwari storage area

September 3, 1944
Fighter-bombers hit Manokwari storage and personnel areas

September 6, 1944
A-20s, B-25s, and fighter-bombers hit airfield at Manokwari

September 7, 1944
Fighter-bombers hit Manokwari Airstrip and villages

September 9, 1944
Fighter-bombers hit Manokwari

September 10, 1944
A-20s and fighters hit airfields at Manokwari

September 11, 1944
B-25s, and fighter-bombers hit airfield at Manokwari

September 12, 1944
B-25s, and fighter-bombers hit airfield at Manokwari

September 13, 1944
B-25s, and fighter-bombers hit airfield at Manokwari

September 15, 1944
(FEAF) P-39s bomb Manokwari Airfield and town area

September 16, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers hit Manokwari

September 18, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers hit the airfield and town of Manokwari

September 23, 1944
(FEAF) P-47s and P-40s bomb AA guns at Manokwari

September 24, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers Manokwari Airfield

September 28, 1944
(FEAF) P-47s pound Manokwari Airfield

October 9, 1944
(FEAF) P-40s hit Manokwari

October 12, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers hit Manokwari

October 18, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and fighter-bombers hit Manokwari

October 24, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and fighter-bombers hit Manokwari

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