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American missions against Sarmi
April 21, 1944 - November 5, 1944

April 21, 1944
(USN) Task Force 58 (TF 58) launched preliminary strikes on the airfields around Sawar

April 22, 1944
(USN) Task Force 58 (TF 58) SB2C Helldivers attack a 2000 ton AK at anchor off Sarmi Point. 6 bombs were dropped and 3 were very close on the second pass the AK was settling by the stern and verified sunk by other Navy aircraft in the area. Reference: Dauntless Helldivers by Harold Buell page 269.

May 15, 1944
B-24s and B-25s attack Sarmi.

May 17, 1944
B-24s and B-25s hit targets in the general vicinity of Sarmi

May 28, 1944
A-20s supporting ground forces in heavy fighting in the Sarmi area, hit positions with minimum-level strikes.

May 29, 1944
In the Sarmi battle zone B-25s and P-40s hit forces in the Mount Saskin area

May 30, 1944
In Sarmi battle area, B-25s bomb and strafe the shoreline from the NW of Sawar to Sarmi Point.

May 31, 1944
P-47s and B-25s pound villages, barges, and gun positions in theSarmi battle area

June 3, 1944
P-47s and P-40s hit supplies and fuel dumps in the Sarmi and Orai River areas, and hideouts and occupied areas along the coast

June 8, 1944
P-40s hit supply areas and villages in the vicinity of Sarmi

June 13, 1944
P-47s bomb a bridge over the Orai River and fuel dumps near Sarmi


October 25, 1944
A-20s pound supply and fuel dumps in the Sarmi area

November 5, 1944
Almost 50 A-20s, supporting ground forces, blast installations in Sarmi area

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