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Allied missions against KarKar Island
April 7, 1944 - June 6, 1944

April 7, 1944
(5th AF & USN) 10 PT-Boats and 11 B-25s attack shore positions on the island.

April 11, 1944
(5th AF) 12 B-25s bomb targets on Karkar

April 12, 1944
B-24s, B-25s, A-20s, and P-39s bomb and strafe various targets including Karkar

April 24, 1944
B-25s and fighter-bombers hit a variety of targets along the New Guinea coast including Karkar Island

April 25, 1944
(5th AF) Other aircraft carry out similar strikes against Karkar Island

June 2, 1944
(Australian Army) Landing was made by the 37th/52nd Battalion, from information from Chinese there, it was learned that the Japanese had left some time in March.

June 6, 1944
(USN & Australian Army) PT boats land Australian Army 5th Division troops on the island at Biu and Kavilo Bays.

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