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American missions against Marcus Island (Minamitorishima) and Marcus Airfield
March 4, 1942 - July 4, 1945

March 4, 1942
(USN) First strike on Marcus USS Enterprise Task Force 16 (Vice Admiral W. F. Halsey) launches air attacks on Marcus Island, first carrier raid of the war.

August 31, 1943
(USN) Second Strike on Marcus - Task Force 15 (Rear Admiral C. A. Pownall), built around Essex, the new Yorktown and Independence launched nine strike groups in a day-long attack on Japanese installations on Marcus Island, the first strikes by Essex and Independence Class carriers, and the first combat use of the F6F Grumman Hellcat.

May 19-20, 1944
(USN) Third Raid on Marcus--Planes from a three-carrier task force (Rear Admiral A. E. Montgomery) hit Marcus with a predawn fighter sweep and strafed and bombed the island for 2 consecutive days.

September 4, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance missions bomb Marcus

September 5, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s on armed reconnaissance hit Marcus

September 6, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

September 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance missions hit Marcus.

September 12, 1944
(7th AF) A lone B-24 on armed reconnaissance bombs the building area on Marcus

September 13, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance missions bombs Marcus

September 14, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

September 16, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s on training and armed reconnaissance missions bomb Pagan and Marcus

September 17, 1944
(7th AF) A B-24 on a armed reconnaissance over Marcus is unsuccessful due to bad weather.

September 18, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s on armed reconnaissance from Saipan bomb Marcus

September 19, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s on snooper and armed reconnaissance missions bomb Iwo Jima and Marcus.

September 20, 1944
(7th AF) A lone B-24 on armed reconnaissance bombs Marcus

September 23, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

September 24, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s on an armed reconnaissance mission bomb Marcus

September 25, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s strike Marcus

September 26, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s from Saipan on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

September 26, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s from Saipan on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

September 27 ,1944
(7th AF) Two B-24s on armed reconnaissance hit Marcus

September 29, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s from Saipan bomb Marcus

October 2, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Marcus

October 4, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb targets on Marcus

October 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s on armed reconnaissance, attack Marcus and nearby shipping

October 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Marcus

October 12, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit AA positions on Marcus

October 14, 1944
(7th AF) 3 B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

November 2, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s from Guam on armed reconnaissance, hit Marcus.

November 3, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Saipan continue armed reconnaissance and snooper missions over Marcus

November 4, 1944
(7th AF) 2 B-24s on armed reconnaissance from Guam Island bomb Marcus Island

November 5, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Guam preform armed reconnaissance mission, bomb Marcus Island

November 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Guam bomb AA positions on Marcus Island

November 24, 1944
(7th AF) 3 B-24s from Guam Island on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus

November 21, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s fly an armed reconnaissance and bomb Marcus

November 28, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s flying an armed reconnaissance mission, bomb

December 4, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s hit Marcus

December 13, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s on an armed reconnaissance mission bomb Marcus

December 19, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s on armed reconnaissance from Guam bomb Marcus

December 26, 1944
(7th AF) Three B-24s fly armed reconnaissance and bomb Marcus

January 3, 1945
(7th AF) Three from Guam on armed reconnaissance, hit Marcus

January 12, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s, on armed reconnaissance from Saipan bomb Marcus

January 17, 1945
(7th AF) Three from Guam on armed reconnaissance flight, bomb Marcus

January 29, 1945
(7th AF) Two B-24s from Saipan, on an armed reconnaissance flight, bomb Marcus.

Febuary 4, 1945
(7th AF) Two B-24s on an armed reconnaissance flight, bomb Marcus.

February 11, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24 on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus.

February 16, 1945
(7th AF) Two B-24s on an armed reconnaissance flight bomb Marcus.

February 17, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24 on an armed reconnaissance flight bomb Marcus

February 18, 1945
(7th AF) Three others on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus.

February 20, 1945
(7th AF) Two B-24s on an armed reconnaissance flight bomb Marcus.

February 21, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s on an armed reconnaissance flight bomb Marcus Airfield.

February 22, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus Airfield.

February 24, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s on armed reconnaissance bomb Marcus Airfield.

March 24, 1945
(7th AF) Nine B-24s from Guam bomb the torpedo storage area on Marcus.

March 26, 1945
(7th AF) Nine B-24s pound Marcus.

April 13, 1945
(7th AF) Eighteen Guam based B-24s pound enemy positions on Marcus

April 16, 1945
(7th AF) Eighteen Guam based B-24s pound Marcus.

April 21, 1945
(7th AF) Eighteen Guam based B-24s bomb Marcus.

April 23, 1945
(7th AF) Thirteen B-24s from Guam pound positions on Marcus.

April 29, 1945
(7th AF) Twenty B-24s, operating in two forces, pound Marcus Airfield.

April 30, 1945
(7th AF) Twenty-two B-24s, operating in two waves about three hours apart, bomb Marcus Airfield.

May 1, 1945
(7th AF) Sixteen Guam based B-24s bomb Marcus Airfield

May 2, 1945
(7th AF) Twenty-one B-24s flying in two forces, hit Marcus Airfield and gun positions.

May 4, 1945
(7th AF) Eleven B-24s from Guam hit Marcus Airfield.

May 7, 1945
(7th AF) Eleven Guam based B-24s pound Marcus Airfield

May 8, 1945
(7th AF) Twelve B-24s bomb Marcus Airfield

May 10, 1945
(7th AF) Eleven B-24s bomb Marcus Airfield in the morning.

May 11, 1945
(7th AF) Thirteen pound Marcus Airfield

May 13, 1945
(7th AF) Nine other B-24s strike Marcus Airfield.

May 16, 1945
(7th AF) Thirteen Guam based B-24s bomb Marcus Airfield; Eleven others sent against Marcus abort because of bad weather.

May 20, 1945
(7th AF) Ten Guam based B-24s hit air operations buildings on Marcus.

May 24, 1945
(7th AF) Twenty-six B-24s pound Marcus Airfield and surrounding area.

May 26, 1945
(7th AF) Ten B-24s bomb the Marcus Airfield.

May 30, 1945
(7th AF) Ten Guam based B-24s hit Marcus Airfield.

June 4, 1945
(7th AF) Thirteen Guam based B-24s hit Marcus Airfield and boat basin on Marcus.

June 12, 1945
(7th AF) Twelve Guam based B-24s pound Marcus Airfield.

June 19, 1945
(7th AF) Twenty-two B-24s Marcus Airfield.

June 24, 1945
(7th AF) One B-24 from Guam bombs buildings on Marcus

June 25, 1945
(7th AF) At dawn, three B-24s attack heavy AA positions on the west coast of Marcus.

June 26, 1945
(7th AF) One B-24 attacks heavy AA positions on the west side of Marcus at dawn.

June 27, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s bomb the underground storage area and fortifications on Marcus

June 28, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s from Guam bomb fuel storage on Marcus.

June 30, 1945
(7th AF) Two Guam based B-24s attack the boat basin on Marcus.
(20th AF) B-29s fly a mission against Marcus.

July 1, 1945
(7th AF) Two B-24s from Guam bomb the building concentration on Marcus

July 2, 1945
(7th AF) Three B-24s attack a radar installation on Marcus

July 3, 1945
(7th AF) Two B-24s attack water storage buildings on Marcus

July 4, 1945
(7th AF) 3 B-24s from Guam Island attack AA installations on the SW corner of Marcus

August 31, 1945
(USN, USA) The Japanese garrison at Marcus officially surrenders to American General Whiting.

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