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September 28, 1944
Today in World War II Pacific History
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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.



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