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American missions against Ternate and Ternate Airfield (Babullah)
October 17, 1943 - August 16, 1944

October 17, 1943
(5th AF) Six B-24's bomb Ternate, 2,200-mile round trip.

August 12, 1944
(5th AF) 345th BG B-25s attack Ternate town

August 14, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and B-24s attack Ternate, AA positions, oil dumps, barracks, supply areas

Click For EnlargementAugust 15, 1944
(5th AF) 345th BGs B-25s attack shipping in the Ternate Island area, setting a 1,200-ton vessel afire and damaging several luggers and barges. Lost is B-25D 43-3383.

August 16, 1944
(5th AF) B-24 & B-25s hit warehouses and shipping facilities on Ternate

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