August 8, 1942
(CATF) 4 B-25s and 3 P-40s from
the Kweilin-Hengyang area, staging through Nanning, bomb docks and warehouses
at Haiphong and claiming a freighter
sunk in the harbor; this is the first CATF raid over French Indochina.
November 23, 1942
(10th AF) B-25s and 7 P-40s feint at Hong Kong, then fly to the Gulf of Tonkin and sink
a freighter and damage 2 others near Haiphong
May 4, 1943
(14th AF) 9 B-25's pound docks at Haiphong. 19 P-40's escort
B-17's and B-25's to Hanoi and then proceed with B-25's to Haiphong and strafe
the target area following the bombing strike.
June 8, 1943
(14th AF) Seven B-24's and 6 B-25's, with P-40 escorts, are
dispatched to bomb shipping and dock installations at Haiphong but bad
weather diverts them to alternate targets.
July 8, 1943
(14th AF) 22 B-24's, escorted by 13 P-40's, attack shipping, docks, and a cement works at Haiphong.
July 10, 1943
(14th AF) Nine B-24's bomb the dock area at Haiphong
July 11, 1943
(10th AF) B-24's hit the port of Haiphong.
(14th AF) Three B-24's bomb the Haiphong
July 18, 1943
(14th AF) B-24's bomb shipping at Haiphong
July 19, 1943
(14th AF) Four B-24's attack cement works at Haiphong.
September 14, 1943
(14th AF) Fifteen B-24's are dispatched to Haiphong. The first flight aborts due to bad weather but the second flight
reaches the target area and bombs docks and shipping.
September 15, 1943
(14th AF) Five B-24's attack a cement plant
at Haiphong; 50+ Japanese fighters attack the B-24's. Lost are B-24D "Mohawk" 42-40786, B-24D "Temptation" 41-24129 and B-24D "Daisy Mae" 41-24218; the one returning B-24 claims 10 fighters shot down.
October 1, 1943
(14th AF) 21 B-24's, supported by 21 fighters, bomb a power
plant, the warehouse and dock area at Haiphong. 40-65 fighters
intercept, shooting down 2 US aircraft; 30 fighters are claimed destroyed in the air battle.
October 7, 1943
(14th AF) 9 B-24's and 22 fighters hit a cement plant at Haiphong, French
Indochina causing heavy damage to the kiln building.
October 10, 1943
(14th AF) 20 B-24's and 18 P-40's pound docks at Haiphong
October 25, 1943
(14th AF) Six P-40's strafe shipping
at Haiphong, claiming 3 small boats sunk and damaging 6 larger boats; 2 B-25's
and 4 P-40's attack shipping in the Gulf of Tonkin, claiming a 150' tanker sunk and 200' freighter damaged.
October 26, 1943
(14th AF) 13 B-24's and 15 P-40's pound railroad yards
January 14, 1944
(14th AF) Four B-25's on a coastal sweep patrol from Pakhoi
February 9, 1944
(14th AF) Two B-25s demolish a radio station SW of Haiphong.
February 12, 1944
(14th AF) Five B- hit shore targets of opportunity SW of Haiphong
February 15, 1944
(14th AF) Four B-25s on a sweep over northern Indochina score
a direct hit on a steamer at Haiphong and nearby railroad station
March 18, 1944
(14th AF) Two P-40s damage a bridge north of Haiphong and attack targets of opportunity in the area
April 3, 1944
(14th AF) Three B-24s lay mines in the Haiphong area.
April 7, 1944
(14th AF) Four P-40s attack a large concentration of
small vessels at Haiphong, sinking at least four.
May 5, 1944
(14th AF) Eleven B-24s bomb docks and shipping at Haiphong
August 17, 1944
(14th AF) Eight P-40s attack shipping
in the Haiphong area
September 3, 1944
(14th AF) P-40s, P-51s, and P-38s attack targets of opportunity near Haiphong,
and in the Red River Valley.
November 24, 1944
(14th AF) Three B-24 hit the Haiphong area
February 26, 1945
(14th AF) B-25s attack Haiphong
March 28, 1945
(14th AF) Six B-24s bomb Haiphong
March 29, 1945
(14th AF) B-24s attack Haiphong, heavily damaging a destroyer and a merchant vessel
April 7, 1945
(14th AF) B-24s bomb at Haiphong
June 20, 1945
(14th AF) Eight fighter-bombers sink at least 3 river steamers in a canal at Haiphong
July 3, 1945
(14th AF) Fighter bombers hit shipping, a cement plant,
an airfield, and barracks area near Haiphong
July 4, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s and P-38s over French Indochina and S and E China
attack docks and shipping at Haiphong, Red River
July 5, 1945
(14th AF) Eight B-25s sink several sampans and junks at Haiphong and damage several larger vessels. P-51s
blast shipping in the Haiphong area.
July 6, 1945
(14th AF) P-51s and P-38s hit Haiphong
July 8, 1945
P-38s, P-47s, and P-51s pound river shipping, rail
traffic, supplies, and troops at Haiphong
July 15, 1945
(14th AF) 39 P-51s and P-47s
attack rivercraft, troops, coastal shipping, bridges, railroad yards, gun positions,
trains, and other targets around Haiphong.
July 29, 1945
About 100 P-51s, P-38s, and P-61s attack
a variety of targets over a vast area from Haiphong to Peking