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Japanese & American Missions Against Cebu
December 8, 1941 - June 2, 1945

December 8, 1941
(IJN) H5K2 Emily bomb Cebu from Toko.

April 7, 1942
(5th AF) Aircraft fly recon over Japanese troop concentrations at Cebu

April 12, 1942
(5th AF) Royce Mission B-25s staging through Mindanao hit shipping at Cebu. Single B-17 hits Cebu Harbor.

April 13, 1942
(5th AF) B-25's take off just after midnight during 12/13 Apr and bomb shipping at Cebu

October 19, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb the airfield at Cebu, hit nearby shipping

October 22, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Opon and Lahug Airfields on Cebu

October 27, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers, operating in 3 waves, hit shipping off Cebu

October 28, 1944
(USN) Fast Carrier Task Force attacks shipping near Cebu

November 1, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb airfields at Cebu

November 6, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s strike Lahug at Cebu

November 7, 1944
(FEAF) Opon Airfield at Cebu

November 14, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and fighter-bombers pound Lahug and Opon Airfield

November 15, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and fighter-bombers attack targets of opportunity on Cebu. B-25s hit Lahug

November 25, 1944
(FEAF) Fighers-bombers sweep Cebu

December 1, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s with P-47 support, on Lahug Airfield on Cebu

February 3, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Cebu City and surrounding targets.

Feburary 14, 1945
(FEAF) Fighters on armed reconnaissance strafe airfields on Cebu

March 16, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb targets pinpointed by guerrillas on Cebu

March 19, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s hit a variety of targets on Cebu

March 20, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s pound the supply and personnel area E of Cebu City and N of Mambaling on Cebu

March 21, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s hit targets near Cebu City while A-20s pound other towns on Cebu

March 22, 1945
(7th AF) 20 B-24s from Angaur bomb Cebu.
(FEAF) B-24s and A-20s (along with US Marine Corps aircraft) hit Cebu City, defenses at several locations on Cebu

March 23, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, A-20s, and fighters hit Visayans, bombing Cebu City, hitting defenses on Cebu

March 24, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and A-20s pound Cebu City and defenses and installations on Cebu

March 25, 1945
(7th AF) 23 B-24s from Angaur Island bomb defenses on Cebu
(FEAF) Cebu City is thoroughly pounded by nearly 70 B-24s

March 26, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and A-20s hit Cebu City and E coast targets on Cebu

March 27, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s hit the Cebu City area

March 28, 1945
(FEAF) Bombers hit the Cebu City area

March 29, 1945
(FEAF) Cebu is bombed by B-25s in support of ground forces

March 30, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and A-20s support ground forces on Cebu

March 31, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s, A-20s, and fighter-bombers hit Cebu targets, several of the strikes being flown in support of ground forces.

April 1, 1945
(FEAF) B-25s and A-20s support ground forces near Cebu City

April 2, 1945
(FEAF) Troops on Cebu are bombed by B-25s and fighter bombers.

April 3, 1945
(FEAF) troops in the Cebu City area. Lost is B-25J 44-31504.

April 5, 1945
(FEAF) A-20s and patrolling P-61s support troops on Cebu

April 6, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb a town N of Cebu City while fighters support ground units on Cebu

April 8, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s join A-20s and fighter-bombers in support of ground forces on Cebu

April 9, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and fighter-bombers support ground forces on Cebu

April 10, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s and fighter-bombers support ground forces on Cebu

April 12, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s and A-20s support ground troops on Cebu

April 13, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 14, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 16, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 17, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 18, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 19, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 20, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 21, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 22, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

April 26, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s join USMC aircraft in pounding Cebu targets

May 2, 1945
(FEAF) Support missions flown over Cebu

May 19, 1945
(FEAF) P-38s support ground action on Cebu

May 25, 1945
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers support ground force on Cebu

May 26, 1945
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers support ground forces on Cebu

June 2, 1945
(FEAF) Fighter bombers hit dug-in positions NW of Bogo on Cebu

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