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American mission against Aparri and Aparri Airfield
January 14 - August 7, 1945

January 14, 1945
B-25s escorted by P-51s destroy several parked planes.

Janyary 20, 1945
A-20s hit Aparii Airfield

January 23, 1945
A-20s hit Aparri Airfield

January 28, 1945
A-20s hit targets in the Aparii area

January 29, 1945
A-20s hit targets of opportunity from Aparri to Echague

February 3, 1945
B-24s bomb Aparii

March 4, 1945
B-24s hit Aparri

March 9, 1945
B-25, A-20 and fighter-bombers hit NW coast and Aparri

March 10, 1945
B-24s bomb Aparri Arifields

March 11, 1945
B-24s bomb Aparri area

May 21, 1945
17th TRS B-25s bomb and straff Doden to Aparri.

Click For EnlargementClick For Enlargement'Ken" Barber adds:
"My diary shows we skip bombed and strafed successfully the target: DODEN to APARRI on 5/21/1945. This may be the mission I recall a photo reporter being on board and taking a shot out of the cocpit and catching my profile. I think I saw this in a documentary after the war and thought I recognized my nose."

May 24, 1945
B-24s bomb Cagayan Valley including Aparri

June 19, 1945
A-20s and fighter-bombers hit Cagayan Valley

August 7, 1945
B-25s and P-38s support ground forces near Aparri.

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