THURSDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 1944
BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, seven B-25s hit Man Mawn and one other bombs Indaw; Twenty-one B-24s haul fuel to Liuchow. 170+ other transport sorties are
flown to various terminal points in CBI.
CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In China, 27 B-25s pound Kiyang, Yungming, Lingling and areas to the north, and the area west of Chuanhsien; 100+ P-40s and P-51s attack
buildings, river shipping, troops, horses, and supplies at numerous points especially
around Sinshih, Kiyang, Wuchou, and Isuho.
AAFPOA (Seventh Air Force): 5 B-24s on armed reconnaissance and training missions
from Saipan bomb Marcus and Pagan. B-25s strike Ponape.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: B-24s attack Ambon and Kairatoe Airfield and shipping in Piroe Bay. On Celebes,
P-38s and B-25s hit Menado, Tomohon, the Kakas rest camp, small craft near
Belang, Kairatoe Airfield and Namlea Airfield and a barge off Kaoe Point,
Halmahera. Fighter-bombers hit Windissi and Ransiki and
targets of opportunity near the Orai River; during the night of 21/22 Sep fighter-bombers
hit the Geelvink Bay-Bentoni Bay area; the 13th Troop Carrier Squadron,
Troop Carrier Group, moves from Espiritu Santo to Biak with C-47s (squadron is operating from Los Negros); the detachment of the 421st Night Fighter Squadron, V Fighter Command, operating from Wakde with
P-61s, returns to base at Nadzab. Ditched near Port Douglas is B-25 Mitchell (rescued).