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American missions against Ponape (Pohnpei)
February 14, 1944 - February 6, 1945

February 14, 1944
(7th AF) 40+ B-24s from the 11th and 90th Bombardment Groups strike Ponape in the first Seventh Air Force raid on the Caroline Islands; 2 of the B-24s hit the alternate target of Emidj Island.

February 15, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

February 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

February 19, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

February 21, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

February 23. 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

February 25, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

February 27, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

March 2, 1944
(7th AF) B-24 bomb Ponape

March 5, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape

March 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape

March 9, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

March 13, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit Ponape

March 15, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s hit alternate targets including Oroluk Anchorage and Ponape Town (Colonia).

March 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s and B-25s from Tarawa bomb, respectively, Ponape and Jaluit.

March 18, 1944
(7th AF) Two B-25s bomb and strafe Ponape.

March 21, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape.

March 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape.

March 24, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape.

March 25, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape and claim 4 fighters shot down

March 26, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape. Lost is B-25G 42-64832 (MIA)
(USN) F4U Corsairs from VMF-113 flew the first fighter escort mission for USAAF B-25s over Ponape, and were so effective in destroying enemy interceptors that later missions over the island were unmolested.

March 27, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s strafe Ponape

March 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape.

March 31, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape.

April 1, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape.

April 3, 1945
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

April 4, 1945
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

April 6, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape twice

April 8, 1945
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

April 10, 1944
(7th AF) One B-24 hits Ponape. Also, B-25 strike Ponape

April 11, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 13, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 14, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

April 18, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 19, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 21, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 24, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 25, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

April 26, 1944
(13th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape

April 27, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s make three strikes on Ponape

April 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s make two strikes on Ponape

April 29, 1944
(7th AF) Eight B-25 bomb Ponape

May 1, 1944
(USN) Task Group 58.1 cruiser detachment bombards Ponape with air cover and bombing and strafing attacks.

May 2, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

May 4, 1944
(7th AF) 39 B-24s bomb Ponape

May 5, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

May 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape. B-25s bomb Ponape

May 10, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 11, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 13, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 16, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 19, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 20, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape

May 22, 1944
(7th AF) Eight B-25s bomb Ponape

May 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape

May 24, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

May 25, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

May 26, 1944
(7th AF) In te afternoon, B-25s attack Ponape with cannon and machine gun fire. Lost is B-25G 42-64954 (four rescued). Nne B-25s fly a successful search mission for a downed B-25 crew in the vicinity of Ponape and Pakin, they are rescued by USS Downes (DD-375).

May 30, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape. Also B-24s bomb Ponape

June 1, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

June 4, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

June 5, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

June 6, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape.

June 7, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

June 8, 1944
(7th AF) During the night of 7/8 Jun, B-24s bomb Ponape

June 10, 1944
(7th AF) During the night of 9/10 June, B-24s bomb Ponape

June 11, 1944
(7th AF) During the morning, B-25s attack Ponape

June 13, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s bomb Ponape. B-25 bomb Ponape

June 16, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

June 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-25 bomb Ponape

June 19, 1944
(7th AF) One B-24 bombs Ponape

June 20, 1944
(7th AF) One B-24 bombs Ponape

June 22, 1944
(7th AF) One B-24 bombs Ponape

June 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s bomb Ponape. During the evening, B-24s also bomb Ponape

June 26, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

June 27, 1944
(7th AF) During the night a single B-24 bombs Ponape

June 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

July 1, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

July 17, 1944
(7th AF) 48 B-25s bomb Ponape; (one aborts) attacking airfield facilities, AA positions, and other targets.

July 20, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

July 22, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

July 24, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

July 26, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

July 29, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

August 1, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

August 4, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

August 6, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

August 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

August 11, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

August 14, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

August 17, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

August 23, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s attack Ponape

August 25, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s strike Ponape

August 28, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s strike Ponape

September 2, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

September 5, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

September 8, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

September 14, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape.

September 18, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s pound Ponape.

September 21, 1944
(7th AF) B-25s hit Ponape

September 24, 1944
(7th AF) 11 B-25s hit Ponape

February 6, 1945
(USMC) PBJs strike Ponape Palikir Airfield Number 2. Lost is PBJ-1H 35275 is shot down by anti-aircraft fire.

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