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Allied missions against Mubo
September 3, 1942 - July 17, 1943

September 3, 1942
(5th AF) B-25s and A-20s pound the Mubo-Busama-Salamaua area.

September 6, 1942
(5th AF) Fighters and bombers strafe and bomb positions, troops, and shipping at Mubo

September 24, 1942
(5th AF) P-40s and A-20s hit Mubo

October 16, 1942
(5th AF) B-25s bomb the Mubo-Salamaua trail

October 18, 1942
(5th AF) B-25s hit the village of Mubo

January 29, 1943
(5th AF) B-25s pound the area around Mubo, concentrating on positions on Garrison and Mat Mat Hill.

January 30, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s strafe and bomb the area around Mubo in the vicinity of Garrison Hill and along the Komiatum Track.

January 31, 1943
(5th) A-20s pound positions between Mubo and Komiatum.

February 2, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s bomb and strafe positions on the high points between Mubo and Komiatum.

February 3, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s bomb and strafe positions on the high points between Mubo-Komiatum Track.

February 4, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s and B-25s hit forces in the Mubo area.
(Japanese Army) Japanese forces begin retreating in disorder from the Wau area toward Mubo

February 5, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s bomb and strafe forces around Mubo

February 6, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s bomb and strafe forces along the track from Mubo

February 8, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s pound Japanese forces in the Mubo area

February 13, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s pound forces in and around Mubo

February 21, 1943
A-20s bomb and strafe several occupied villages and tracks throughout the Mubo

February 24, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s bomb and strafe forces throughout the Mubo area

March 1, 1943
(5th AF) A-20s bomb and strafe forces at Guadagasal and along the trails throughout the Mubo area

March 19, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's pound forces in the Mubo area

March 23, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's bomb and strafe forces in the Mubo area

March 24, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's and B-17's, operating individually, attack targets of opportunity at Mubo.

March 26, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's pound forces and targets of opportunity in the Mubo

April 9, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's hit the Kitchen Creek-Mubo area.

April 24, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's bomb and strafe positions in the Mubo area.

April 27, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's bomb and strafe forces in the Green's Hill-Mubo area.

June 30, 1943
(5th AF) Australians open the assault on Bobdubi Ridge and maintain pressure on the enemy in the Mubo area

July 7, 1943
(5th AF, RAAF) B-24's and B-25's, along with Royal Australian Air Force airplanes, operate in direct support of Allied ground operations in the Mubo area, dropping over 100 tons of bombs on numerous targets.
(Australian Army) 2/6 Battalion forces capture Observation Hill, an important terrain feature west of Mubo.

July 8, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's continue to pound enemy positions around Mubo

July 10, 1943
(5th AF) Allied ground forces effect junction at Buigap Creek cutting communications between Salamaua and Mubo

July 11, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's and B-25's blast positions in the battle zone from Nassau Bay inland to the Mubo area

July 13, 1943
(Australian Army) Ground forces clear the Mubo area and Lababia Ridge of the enemy.

July 17, 1943
(Australian Army) Allied forces from the Nassau Bay-Mubo area begin a drive on Salamau

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