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Allied missions against Kiska Airfield
June 8, 1942 - August 13, 1943

Februray 20, 1943
(11th AF) Bombers hit Kiska runway.

March 13, 1943
(11th AF) Twelve P-40s strike the Kiska beach, camp and runway. Hits are observed on these targets and among 14 parked airplanes.

March 18, 1943
(11th AF) Twelve Amchitka-based P-38's then blast the Kiska runway and Main Camp area, starting fires.

March 25, 1943
(11th AF) Fourteen B-24's, 3 B-25's, 12 P-38's, and 2 P-40's fly four missions to Kiska. The targets Kiska Airfield

March 29, 1943
(11th AF) Seven heavy and medium bombers, with fighter escort, bomb and strafe Kiska runway and nearby Main Camp area. Heavy AA fire damages 6 bombers and 2 P-38's.

April 13, 1943
(11th AF) Fifteen B-24's, fifteen B-25's, 28 P-38's and 20 P-40's fly eleven attacks to Kiska; 43 tons of bombs are dropped on the Main Camp, North Head, and runway.

April 14, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers strafe Kiska runway.

April 25, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers target Kiska runway.

May 1, 1943
(11th AF) Sixteen attack missions on Kiska and Attu are flown by fighters and bombers. Kiska targets include Kiska Airfield.

May 5, 1943
(11th AF) Bombers and fighters, partly with Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilots] bomb Kiska targets including Kiska Airfield.

May 11, 1943
(11th AF) B-24's and B-25's hit Kiska runway.

May 26, 1943
(11th AF) Fighters and bombers hit the east end of Kiska runway.

May 30, 1943
(11th AF) Eight P-40's attack and strafe tents and troops and blast Kiska runway.

May 31, 1943
(11th AF) B-24's, 10 B-25's, 37 P-40's and 8 P-38's fly attack missions to Kiska. Their targets include Kiska Airfield.

June 10, 1943
(11th AF) Seven B-24's, 8 B-25's, 12 P-40's, and 2 F-5A's fly weather reconnaissance, attack, and photo missions to Kiska, targets include gun batteries, Kiska runway, North Head and Main Camp.

June 11, 1943
(11th AF) Seven B-24's, 8 B-25's, 10 P-40's, 4 P-38's, and 2 F-5A's fly weather, photo, reconnaissance, and attack missions to Kiska. Main targets are Kiska runway.

July 21, 1943
(11th AF) NIne B-24's bomb Kiska targets, including Kiska runway.

July 24, 1943
(11th AF) Sixty-two P-40's fly nine missions to Kiska, two of them with Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilots, bombing Kiska runway and scoring many hits.

July 25, 1943
(11th AF) Forty P-40's fly seven attack missions, two by Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilots against Kiska runway.

July 26, 1943
(11th AF) 32 B-24's, 38 P-40's, and 24 P-38's fly 13 attack raids, bombing and scoring hits on numerous Kiska targets including Kiska runway.

August 13, 1943
(11th AF) B-24's, B-25's, A-24s, and P-38's fly 8 more bombing missions against Kiska hitting Kiska Airfield revetments.

 

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