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American missions against Nubia and Nubia Airfield
April 12, 1943–May 3, 1944

April 12, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's and B-17s hit Nubia Airfield

April 20, 1943
(5th AF) B-17's bomb Nubia

April 22, 1943
(5th AF) Single B-17' bomb Nubia area

August 25, 1943
(5th AF) 100 B-24's, B-25's, and B-17's carry out an hour-long strike against the Hansa Bay area, Nubia, and Awar, and nearby shipping.

September 26, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's hit Nubia and Potsdam Plantation.

November 26, 1943
(5th AF) P-40's and P-47's strafe villages and targets of opportunity around Nubia

January 17, 1944
(5th AF) B-25's bomb Nubia

January 29, 1944
(5th AF) B-25's bomb Nubia

January 30, 1944
(5th AF) 34 B-25's bomb the Hansa Bay area and Nubia

February 6, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s strafe and sink barges near Nubia

February 24, 1944
(5th AF) Nearly 20 other B-24s bomb Nubia and Awar Airfields

February 28, 1944
(5th AF) Nearly 20 other B-24s bomb Nubia and Awar Airfields

March 2, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s and P-40s hit the Hansa Bay area including Nubia Airfield.

March 6, 1944
B-24s bomb the airstrip and other targets in the Awar-Nubia area

March 16, 1944
(5th AF) 19 B-25s bomb personnel and storage areas at Nubia

March 19, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and P-39s, along with RAAF aircraft, bomb the Hansa Bay, Nubia.

March 8, 1944
(5th AF) 70+ B-24s, B-25s, and A-20s bomb Nubia and Awar airstrips

May 3, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and fighter-bombers, operating throughout the day, hit the Wewak and Hansa Bay areas, including targets at Nubia.


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