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American missions against Jaluit
February 1, 1942 - September 20, 1944

February 1, 1942
(USN) Task Forces 8 (Vice Admiral W. F. Halsey) and 17 (Rear Admiral F. J. Fletcher), built around the carriers Enterprise and Yorktown, bombed and bombarded enemy installations on Jaluit.

June 19, 1943
(7th AF) During the night of June 18-19 two B-24's fly photo reconnaissance from Funafuti over Jaluit.

June 20, 1943
(7th AF) During the night of June 19-20, three B-24's from Funafuti fly photo reconnaissance of Jaluit.

November 15, 1943
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Jaluit.

Novmber 16, 1943
(7th AF) B-24's from Nanumea and Nukufeta bomb Jaluit.

November 23, 1943
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Jaluit.

December 8, 1943
(7th AF) Twenty-two B-24's from Nanumea bomb Jaluit.

January 2, 1944
(7th AF) Nine B-25G's hit targets on Jaluit.

January 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-24's staging through Tarawa bomb shipping and shore installations on Jaluit.

PARTIAL LIST

February 20, 1944
(USN) On completion of the strike on Truk, a small unit composed of the Enterprise, one cruiser, and six destroyers (Rear Admiral J. W. Reeves) separated from the main force and launched two air strikes on Jaluit.

PARTIAL LIST

May 1, 1944
B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit

May 2, 1944
B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit then land at Majuro to rearm between attacks.

May 3, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit then land at Majuro to rearm between attacks.

May 4, 1944
(7th AF) Twelve B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit then land at Majuro to rearm between attacks.

May 5, 1944
(7th AF) Ten B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit then land at Majuro to rearm between attacks.

May 6, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit

May 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit

May 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit.

May 9, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit then land at Majuro to rearm between attacks.

May 10, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit.

May 11, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit.

May 12, 1944
(7th AF) A single B-24 from Kwajalein bombs Jaluit.

May 13, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Kwajalein bomb Jaluit.

May 14, 1944
(7th AF, USN) 53 B-24s from Kwajalein and 43 B-25s from Makin join USN aircraft in pounding Jaluit.

May 15, 1944
(7th AF) Photo recon missions are flown over Jaluit.

May 32, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin strike Jaluit.

May 24, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin hit Jaluit using Majuro as a shuttle base for rearming between the strikes.

May 26, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin attack Jaluit.

May 28, 1944
(7th AF) 29 B-25s stage from Eniwetok to bomb Jaluit and return to land at Makin.

May 29, 1944
(7th AF) Photo recon missions are flown over Jaluit.

July 9, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin bomb Jaluit.

July 27, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from the Marshall Islands bomb Truk Atoll. B-25s based at Makin hit Jaluit

July 30, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Makin bomb Jaluit.

September 20, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Jaluit Atoll

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