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American missions against Kangu
September 26, 1943 - June 11, 1944

Spetember 26, 1943
(USN) F4U's support USN dive bombers in a strike on gun positions at Kangu Hill and Jakohina.

October 10, 1943
(USN) Navy dive bombers hit Malabita Hill gun positions.  The bombing was not accurate with about half the load falling into the water off Bougainville 'killing many small fish'.

October 11, 1943
(13th AF, USN) B-24's join USN dive bombers in pounding bridges between Rangu and Jakohina.

November 21, 1943
(USN) Lost is F4U Corsair 17804 near Kangu Hill.

November 30, 1943
(13th AF, USN) Fighters cover dive bombers attacking gun positions at Kangu and Malabita Hill

June 5, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s hit Kangu Hill area

June 11, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s fly sorties against AA guns at Kangu Hill

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