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American missions against DeBoyne Lagoon
May 10 - May 16, 1942

May 10, 1942
(5th AF) A single B-17 attack shipping and seaplanes at Deboyne.

May 9, 1942
(5th AF) Eight B-26 Marauders from the 22nd Bomb Group make two strikes against Deboyne. A single B-17 attacks shipping and seaplanes at Deboyne.

May 10, 1942
(5th AF) B-25 Mtichells from the 3rd Bomb Group hit seaplane base at Deboyne. They attack moored aircraft north of Nivani, leaving one sinking. B-25C El Diablo" 41-12511 (crew rescued) crash lands on the return flight near Samarai. Eight B-26 Marauders from the 22nd Bomb Group attack Deboyne. Lost is B-26 Marauder 40-1402 (MIA).

May 15, 1942
B-25's, B-26's and and B-17's hit seaplane base at Deboyne

May 16, 1942
B-25's, B-26's and and B-17's hit seaplane base at Deboyne

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