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October 7, 1944
Today in World War II Pacific History
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SATURDAY, 7 OCTOBER 1944

(CBI) BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, five P-47s bomb supplies and troops at Man Hpa. Large-scale transport operations continue to deliver men and supplies to various points in the CBI.

CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In China, 53 P-51s and P-40s on armed reconnaissance attack troop concentrations, bridges, river and rail traffic, town areas, and supply dumps around Tunghsiangchiao, Pingnam, Hsinganhsien, Chuanhsien, Lingling, Wuchou, Houmachen, Chiuchiang, and Paoching.

PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA) AAFPOA (Seventh Air Force): B-24s from Saipan on armed reconnaissance attack Marcus and nearby shipping.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: B-24s over Mindanao bomb Zamboanga while a P-38 cover force hits seaplanes, shipping, and other targets of opportunity in the area. On Celebes, B-25s bomb Langoan, Tompaso, and Tondegesang. P-38s attack Kaoe on Halmahera , and hit oil tanks at Boela. B-25s bomb a storage area at west of Amboina. P-38s and B-25s strike Doom and Babo Airfield.

USMC: Lost is R4D Dakota 39086 (KIA).



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