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American missions against Hamamatsu and Hamamatsu Airfield
April 19, 1945 - August 30, 1945

November 27, 1944
(20th AF) 7 B-29s bomb Hamamatsu a target of opportunity

February 15, 1945
(20th AF) 54 B-29s bomb Hamamatsu

April 30, 1945
(20th AF) B-29s bomb the city of Hamamatsu

May 19, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 178: 272 B-29s make an abortive raid on the Tachikawa Aircraft Company and bomb the city of Hamamatsu

June 17, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 208: 130 B-29s hit the Hamamatsu urban area; 2.44 square miles (6.32 square km) are destroyed

July 1, 1945
(20th AF) Iwo Jima based P-51s are hit airfields including Hamamatsu

July 9, 1945
(20th AF) Iwo Jima based P-51s hit airfield at Hamamatsu

July 20, 1945
(20th AF) P-51s based on Iwo Jima are dispatched against targets, mainly airfields including Hamamatsu

July 24, 1945
(20th AF) P-51s, operating out of Iwo Jima, hit airfields and other tactical targets at Hamamatsu.


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