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American missions against Goodenough Island
August 25 - October 24, 1942

August 25, 1942
Japanese amphibious forces bound for Milne Bay from Buna are stranded on Goodenough when P-40s from Milne Bay destroy all of their beached barges.

September 9, 1942
P-40s strafe the Galaiwa Bay area on Goodenough

September 12, 1942
P-40s strafe Gadaibai on Goodenough

September 13, 1942
P-40s strafe buildings on Goodenough

September 19, 1942
A whaling vessel is strafed by fighters off Goodenough

September 23, 1942
P-40s, P-39s, P-400s, and B-17s hit tanks, buildings, and airfield at Buna, Wairopi bridge and targets of opportunity on the Buna-Kokoda trail, and Tau-Pota Mission near Goodenough Bay

October 24, 1942
Organized Japanese resistance on Goodenough ceases.

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