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American missions against Jaluit Atoll and Jaluit Island
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.

November 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. Two B-25's hit shipping and gun positions on Jaluit.

January 20, 1944
(7th AF) Nine P-40's strafe a corvette and a schooner at Jaluit Atoll, mortally damaging both vessels.

January 21, 1944
(7th AF) 23 A-24s and 11 P-40's attack gun positions, ammunition and oil storage, barracks, and two small vessels at Jaluit.

January 22, 1944
(7th AF) B-24's hit targets on Jaluit.

January 26, 1944
(7th AF) Nine B-25's hit Jaluit and nearby shipping.

January 28, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s carry out several hours of strikes against Jaluit.

January 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s maintain day and night attacks (both multiple-plane missions and single-plane attacks at intervals) against Jaluit. Also, 18 A-24s supported by 12 P-40s, hit Jaluit.

January 31, 1944
(7th AF) Nine P-40's carry out a strafing mission against Jaluit.

February 5, 1944
(7th AF) P-40s dive-bomb and strafe oil storage area, radio facilities, and small craft at Jaluit.

February 6, 1944
(7th AF) P-39s strafe Jaluit.

February 7, 1944
(7th AF) P-40s from Makin hit a storage area at Jaluit.

February 9, 1944
(7th AF) P-40s, bomb and strafe oil storage and gun positions on Jaluit.

February 10, 1944
(7th AF) Nine B-24s sent to bomb a weather and radio station on Rongelap Island, abort due to a fuel leak in the lead B-24; an attempt to bomb Jaluit Atoll during the return flight is unsuccessful.

February 16, 1944
(7th AF) P-40s fly two bombing-strafing strikes against Jaluit.

February 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from Tarawa and Abemama hit Ponape, Kusaie and Jaluit.

February 18, 1944
(7th AF) P-40s bomb and strafe Jaluit.

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

February 21, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Jaluit.

February 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s from bomb Jaluit.

February 25, 1944
(7th AF) P-40s bomb and strafe targets at Jaluit.

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

February 27, 1944
(7th AF) A-24s and P-40s pound Jaluit.

February 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Jaluit.

March 1, 1944
(7th AF) A-24s and P-40s from Makin hit Jaluit.

March 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Jaluit.

March 12, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Jaluit.

March 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s and B-25s bomb Jaluit.

March 18, 1944
(7th AF) Thirteen B-25s from Abemama bomb Jaluit. Five B-25s hit Jaluit with bombs and cannon fire.

March 19, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Jaluit.

March 22, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Jaluit.

March 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Jaluit.

March 24, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Tarawa bomb Jaluit.

March 26, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s from Tarawa hit Jaluit, rearm at Majuro, and hit Jaluit again on the return flight to Tarawa.

March 27, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Jaluit.

March 28, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s pound Jaluit.

March 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit 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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