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American missions against Gertrude Cove
October 6, 1942 - July 26, 1943

October 6, 1942
(11th AF) Hits are scored on a corvette and on a large freighter at Gertrude Cove

October 9, 1942
(11th AF) B-17 and B-24s escorted by P-38s hit shipping in Gertrude Cove

October 14, 1942
(11th AF) B-26s make two torpedo attacks on shipping in Gertrude Cove score no hits

October 15, 1942
(11th AF) B-26s hit a large cargo ship afire in Gertrude Cove

November 7, 1942
(11th AF) A B-17 bomb the previously damaged Borneo Maru in Gertrude Cove

November 9, 1942
(11th AF) Two B-26s and four P-38s bomb the Borneo Maru beached in Gertrude Cove

November 11, 1942
(11th AF) Three B-26s make unsuccessful runs on the Borneo Maru in Gertrude Cove

November 20, 1942
(11th AF) A reconnaissance aircraft over Kiska draws heavy AA from Gertrude Cove.

December 25, 1942
(11th AF) A B-24 unsuccessfully bombs five barges between Gertrude Cove and Kiska Harbor

December 26, 1942
(11th AF) Six B-25s and four P-38s over Kiska and Gertrude Cove abort due to low ceiling

January 1, 1943
(11th AF) The weather aircraft cannot see into Kiska Harbor or Gertrude Cove.

April 1, 1943
(11th AF) Targets include a ship in Gertrude Cove

April 30, 1943
(11th AF) P-38's blast Gertrude Cove

May 1, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit Gertrude Cove

May 2, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit AA gun batteries on Gertrude Cove

May 5, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers plus RCAF aircraft hit Gertrude Cove

May 6, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit Gertrude Cove

May 18, 1943
(11th AF) Six B-24's, weathered out of Attu, bomb the Gertrude Cove area on Kiska leaving large fires

May 31, 1943
(11th AF) FIve F-5A's fly separate photo missions. 6 B-24's, 10 B-25's, 37 P-40's and 8 P-38's fly attack missions to Kiska. Their targets include Gertrude Cove.

June 1, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit Gertrude Cove

June 11, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit Gertrude Cove

June 25, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit targets include gun revetments at Gertrude Cove and AA batteries

June 27, 1943
(11th AF) B-25's bomb Gertrude Cove

June 28, 1943
(11th AF) Six B-25's bomb Gertrude Cove

July 2, 1943
(11th AF) Bombers and fighters hit Gertrude Cove where fires are started

July 26, 1943
(11th AF) Bombers and fighters hit Gertrude Cove

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