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Allied missions against Torokina (Cape Torokina)
October 13, 1942–June 4, 1944

November 1, 1943
(USMC) US Marines land at Torokina at Empress Augusta Bay on Bougainville.

November 8, 1943
(13th AF) Six B-25's hit targets of opportunity at the month of the Laruma River and northwest of Torokina.

November 29, 1943
(13th AF, USN) P-39's join USN dive bombers hit gun positions south of Torokina Plantation.

December 7, 1943
(RNZAF) Torokina is bombed by otw Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Ventura's on patrol.

December 8, 1943
(13th AF) Fighter patrols and aircraft on armed reconnaissance bomb and strafe targets southeast of Cape Torokina.

January 1, 1944
(13th AF, USN) Allied fighters join USN dive bombers in support of ground forces in the Torokina area.

 

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