July 6, 1942
(10th AF) B-25s bomb the waterfront at Canton marking
their initial action against coastal facilities of Japanese-held Chinese ports.
August 8, 1942
(10th A F) B-25s hit the Canton area
October 25, 1942
Three other B-25s bomb the secondary
target, the Canton warehousearea, causing several large explosions and fires.
October 26, 1942
(10th AF) P-40's continue to hit the Hong Kong and Canton area, using dive-bombing tactics
for first time in the area.
November 25, 1942
(10th AF) B-25s and P-40s cripple three freighters on Pearl
River near Canton.
July 7, 1943
(14th AF) Seven B-25's and twenty-two P-40's attack shipping at Canton.
At least two interceptors are claimed shot down.
October 1, 1943
(14th AF) B-25s hit targets of opportunity in the Canton area.
October 3, 1943
(14th AF) B-25s attack Canton
April 6, 1944
(14th AF) a B-25 strike during the night of 6/7
Apr on airfields near Canton is curtailed by bad weather; only one B-25 reaches
the target, dropping fragmentation bombs on revetments.
October 5, 1944
(14th AF) Eight aircraft hit targets of opportunity in the Canton-Wuchou
October 6, 1944
(14th AF) B-25s hit targets of opportunity in the Canton area
December 22, 1944
(14th AF) Several aircraft are claimed as destroyed in battles over Canton
March 28, 1945
(14th AF) fighter-bombers hit targets around Canton
April 9, 1945
(14th AF) B-24s bomb the docks at Canton.
April 13, 1945
(14th AF) B-24s hit storage areas in Canton.
April 14, 1945
(14th AF) B-25s sweep the Canton-Hong Kong, China waterways, hitting shipping and other targets.
April 15, 1945
(14th AF) One B-24 bombs the Canton docks.
April 16, 1945
(14th AF) Three B24s bomb targets of opportunity in the Bakli Bay and Canton areas.
April 22, 1945
(14th AF) Two B-24s bomb targets of opportunity at Canton.
May 9, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb two airfields
May 10, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb an airfield
June 23, 1945
Twelve P-51s strafe airfields in the Canton area.
July 12, 1945
July 13, 1945
B-24s bomb storage areas at Canton
July 15, 1945
(14th AF) B-24s bomb an arms plant at Canton.
August 1, 1945
(14th AF) P-61s effectively sweep rivers in the Canton area.