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Allied missions against Monoitu (Monitu)
November 21, 1943 - June 14, 1944

November 21, 1943
(USN) Six F4U Corsairs of VF-17 strafe targets of opportunity along the Monoitu-Kahili Trail.

December 5, 1944
(13th AF, USN) Twenty-three B-25's and 20+ USN dive bombers hit the Monoitu. Also, fighter patrols hit Monoitu.

December 6, 1943
(13th AF) Six B-25's bomb the Monoitu Mission area. Also, fighter patrols strafe Monoitu.

December 16, 1943
(13th AF) Fourteen B-24's bomb Monoitu

December 21, 1943
(13th AF) Six B-25's attack Monoitu Mission

February 24, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s attack Monoitu Mission

February 25, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s on armed reconnaissance bomb an AA position at Monoitu,

February 26, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s bomb and strafe Monoitu.

February 28, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s attack Monoitu Mission.

March 1, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s bomb and strafe Monoitu Mission.

March 2, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s hit Japanese-occupied Piano and Monoitu Mission.

March 4, 1944
(13th AF) Twelve P-39s hit Monoitu.

March 5, 1944
(13th AF) Sixteen P-39s attack AA positions at Monoitu bridge. Lost is P-39Q 42-19587 (MIA)

March 6, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s hit Monoitu Mission

March 11, 1944
(13th AF) Four B-24s pound Monoitu Mission.

March 16, 1944
(13th AF) At Monoitu Mission, a raid by B-24s demolishes several buildings.

March 21, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s hit Monoitu.

March 22, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s carry out small strikes Monoitu.

March 26, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s and fighter-bombers hit targets of opportunity near Monoitu.

April 1, 1944
(13th AF) Tweleve P-38s bomb the mission at Monoitu

April 7, 1944
(13th AF) Two B-24s bomb Monoitu Mission.

April 8, 1944
(13th AF) Four B-24s again pound Monoitu Mission.

May 3, 1944
(13th AF) Eight P-39s bomb buildings at Monoitu.

May 4, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s, hit targets including Monoitu.

May 7, 1944
(13th AF) 70+ P-39s, P-38s and P-40s bomb numerous targets including Monoitu.

May 19, 1944
(13th AF, USN) 20 AAF fighters and a few USN aircraft bomb huts and bridges at Monoitu

May 25, 1944
(13th AF) Four P-40s hit trucks at Monoitu Mission

May 28, 1944
(13th AF) Fighter-bombers hit Monoitu

June 7, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s and P-38s hit several targets of opportunity on Bougainville, including occupied areas at Monoitu.

June 8, 1944
(13th AF) Six P-38s hit Monoitu Mission

June 10, 1944
(13th AF, USN) 31 P-39s and 20+ USN aircraft a ford near Monoitu.

June 14, 1944
(13th AF) P-39s hit Monoitu.

PacificWrecks.comApril 1945
(RAAF) An aircraft from 5 Squadron flies reconnaissance mission over Monoitu, photographing Japanese gardens growing crops for subsistence.

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