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American missions against Buldir Island (Buldyr)
August 17, 1942 - April 27, 1943

August 17, 1942
(11th AF) B-24 flies photo reconnaissance over Buldir and other islands despite heavy rain.

September 27, 1942
(11th AF) A LB-30 flies photo-weather reconnaissance over Buldir and other islands

November 19, 1942
(11th AF) Reconnaissance aircraft sights two unidentified float monoplanes east of Buldir.

December 12, 1942
(11th AF) A reconnaissance B-24 is turned back by a weather front west of Buldir

January 15, 1943
(11th AF) reconnaissance aircraft fly negative armor reconnaissance over Buldir and other islands

January 16, 1943
(11th AF) A B-24 flies negative reconnaissance over Buldir and other islands.

January 25, 1943
(11th AF) A reconnaissance is flown over Buldir and other islands

February 13, 1943
(11th AF) weather reconnaissance is flown over Buldir and other islands

February 16, 1943
(11th AF) weather reconnaissance is flown over Buldir and other islands

February 28, 1943
(11th AF) Reconnaissance is flown over Buldir and other islands with negative results

March 5, 1943
(11th AF) A B-24 flies negative weather reconnaissance over Buldir and other islands.

March 6, 1943
(11th AF) A B-24 flies negative weather reconnaissance over Buldir and other islands.

April 1, 1943
(11th AF) Reconnaissance covers Buldir and other islands

April 27, 1943
(11th AF) Four P-38's scout Buldir.

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