THURSDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 1944
BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, four P-47s bomb and strafe Mawhun and
Nansiaung. Twenty-one B-24s fly fuel to Liuchow, Yungning, and Kunming.
CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In China, 26 B-24s pound the town of Samshui;
31 B-25s attack the towns of Taochuan and Shangchiebshou, Tien Ho Airfield and White
Cloud Airfield and river and road traffic around Lingling, Siangtan,
and Chuchou; 100+ P-40s, P-51s, and P-38s on armed reconnaissance attack numerous
targets of opportunity including bridges, town areas, troops, and road, rail,
and river traffic throughout inland SE China and, on a smaller scale, in SW
China and in French Indochina.
AAFPOA (Seventh Air Force): B-24s from Saipan bomb naval installations at Chichi Jima. P-47s bomb defenses on Pagan.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: B-25s
on a shipping sweep attack small vessels off Kairatoe and A-20s bomb Langoan
Airfield. P-38s hit barge and the town area at Pajahi in the Moluccas. P-47s pound Manokwari Airfield.
USMC: A small force of U. S. Marines from the north of Peleliu embark Amtracks then land on Ngesebus. Thier landing is supported by F4U Corsairs from VMF(N)-541.