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American missions against Amami ƌshima (Amami-O-Shima)
May 10 - July 17, 1945

May 10, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 166: 80 B-29s bomb the Amami-O-Shima naval oil storage facilities; 4 others hit targets of opportunity.

May 30, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s hit shipping and a lighthouse at Amami-O-Shima.

May 31, 1945
(20th AF) Eight P-47s strafe buildings, barracks, and seaplane ramps at Amami-O-Shima.

June 1, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s fly strafing and rocket attacks against Amami Gunto.

June 3, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s on a heckler patrol strafe targets of opportunity on Amami-O-Shima.

June 5, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s patrol over Amami Gunto and strafe a lighthouse.

June 6, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s patrol over Amami Gunto, strafing a lighthouse and buildings.

June 13, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s strafe and fire rockets at targets on Amami-O-Shima

June 16, 1945
(20th AF) P-61s fly night intruder missions over Amami Gunto bombing various targets of opportunity.

June 17. 1945
(20th AF) P-47s bomb and strafe targets on Amami Gunto. Two P-61s fly an unsuccessful (due to weather) intruder strike over Amami Gunto and Kyushu.

June 19, 1945
(20th AF) 16 P-47s patrol uneventfully over Amami-O-Shima.

June 20, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s bomb and strafe vessels, buildings, a lighthouse, and a village on Amami Gunto.

June 22, 1945
(20th AF) 40+ P-47s fly combat patrols over Amami Gunto claiming 11 Japanese aircraft downed.

June 23, 1945
(20th AF) P-47s during their return flight, attack two boats off Amami Gunto.

June 27, 1945
(20th AF) During the night of 27/28 Jun, five P-61s fly intruder attacks, hitting vessels off Amami Gunto.

July 17, 1945
(FEAF) P-51s over Kyushu and the N Ryukyu Islands attack shipping, severely damaging a 10,000-ton cargo vessel in the harbor on Amami-O-Shima.


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