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American missions against Panapae (Panapai) and Panapae Airfield
February 15, 1944 - March 19, 1944
February 15, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, A-20s, and B-25s bomb Panapai Airfield; 17 other B-24s are prevented by weather from reaching Panapai and divert to an alternate target.

February 16, 1944
(5th AF) 30+ B-24's bomb Panapai Airfield

February 17, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Panapai Airfield

March 7, 1944
(13th AF) 24 B-24s and 14 P-38s hit Panapai Airfield

March 19, 1944
(13th AF) 24 B-24s bomb the airstrip at Panapai, New Ireland , causing considerable damage to the runways.

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