March 6, 1943
(5th AF) Single B-24s attack shipping off Talasea.
March 12, 1943
(5th AF) Individual B-24s hit a wreck off Talasea
March 14, 1943
(5th AF) A single
B-17s strafe a vessel off Talasea
March 18, 1943
(5th AF) A single B-17's strafe a launch at Talasea
March 26, 1943
(5th AF) A single B-17 unsuccessfully attacks
a ship east of Talasea.
April 12, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's and B-17's hit targets of opportunity in the Talasea area
May 10, 1943
B-17F "Panama Hattie" 41-24381 bombed camouflaged lauches near Talasea and were trailed by a single Zero that never attacked.
August 14, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's hit barges
at Talasea and Rein Bay,
September 21, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's
hit a freighter near Talasea
October 2, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's strafe villages in the Talasea area
October 28, 1943
(5th AF) P-47's attack barges at Talasea and strafe
November 3, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's fly light strikes against shipping (sinking
1 vessel) between Talasea and Cape
February 6, 1944
(5th AF) Bombers carry out light attacks on Talasea village a
February 15, 1944
(5th AF) Seventeen B-24s, prevented by weather from reaching Panapai
February 16, 1944
(5th AF) B-24's bomb Talasea
February 17, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Talasea
March 6, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s and P-38s strafe and dive-bomb the Cape Hoskins-Talasea area as US Marines
land about midway up the coast of the Willaumez Peninsula in preparation for
a drive on Talasea.
March 7, 1944
(5th AF, RAAF) P-38s and RAAF aircraft attack targets in the Talasea area.
March 10, 1944
(USMC) Marines occupy Talasea
March 23, 1944
(5th AF) Twenty-nine P-40s attack Talasea and nearby
bivouacs, including Gogosi.
March 26, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s and P-40s attack troops in the Talasea area.