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American missions against Tarakan and Tarakan Airfield
January 7, 1942 - June 12, 1945

January 7, 1942
B-17's, out of Malang,attack Japanese landing forces at Tarakan.

November 18, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s, with P-38s and P-47s supporting, launch a major strike against oil installations at Tarakan; other B-24s and B-25s hit shipping off Tarakan

Click For EnlargementNovember 26, 1944
(FEAF) Aerial reconnaissance photo taken.

December 18, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers attack airfield and targets of opportunity in the Tarakan

February 22, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Tarakan

February 27, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Tarakan

March 1, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Tarakan

March 16, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s attack Tarakan airfield

April 3, 1945
(FEAF) Figher-bombers hit targets at Tarakan

April 5, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s hit Tarakan

April 11, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s attack gun positions at Tarakan

April 16, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s pound Lingkas Tank Farm and other targets at Tarakan

April 18, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s hit Tarakan

April 19, 1945
(FEAF) Tarakan is hit by a light B-25 strike

April 20, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s and B-25s hit Tarakan

April 21, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s hit Tarakan

April 23, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s drop napalm on Tarakan

April 26, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and fighters hit targets on Tarakan

April 27, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s bomb Tarakan

April 28, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s hit Tarakan

April 29, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s bomb Tarakan

April 30, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s hit Tarakan

May 1, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s support Australian landings on Tarakan and B-25s attack Tarakan

May 2, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s continue support for Australian troops on Tarakan

May 3, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s continue support of ground forces on Tarakan

May 4, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s support ground forces on Tarakan

May 5, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s support Australian forces on Tarakan

May 6, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s support Australian troops on Tarakan

May 7, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s, and P-38s hit gun positions and HQ on Tarakan

May 9, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s, and P-38s hit gun positions and HQ on Tarakan

May 12, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, and P-38s hit troops on Tarakan

May 13, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s bomb Sandakan and support ground forces on Tarakan

May 14, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s support ground forces on Tarakan

May 15, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and B-25s hit Miri and Kudat Airfields and support ground forces on Tarakan Island

May 16, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s also support ground forces on Tarakan

May 18, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and P-38s attack defenses on Tarakan

May 19, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s, attack targets on Tarakan

May 20, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s hit Tarakan

May 21, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s hit troop concentrations on Tarakan

May 22, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, and fighter-bombers attack Jesselton, Kudat, Bintula, and Tarakan

May 23, 1945
(FEAF) Tarakan is hit by fighter-bombers

May 25, 1945
B-24s bomb Tarakan while B-25s and P-38s support ground action on Tarakan.

May 26, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, and fighter-bombers hit Tarakan

May 27, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s and fighter-bombers hit targets on Tarakan

June 1, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and P-38s hit Tarakan troop concentrations

June 2, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s hit Tarakan

June 4, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s support ground forces on Tarakan

June 5, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s hit Tarakan

June 6, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, and fighter-bombers support troops on Tarakan Island

June 11, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s support ground forces on Tarakan

June 12, 1945
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers concentrate on Tarakan

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