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Allied mission against Ulingan (Uligan)
April 10, 1943 - May 21, 1944

April 10, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's pound the harbor at Uligan.

January 8, 1944
(5th AF) B-24's, medium bombers, and a few fighters bomb Uligan Harbor. Lost is B-25G 42-64766 (MIA).

January 9, 1944
(5th AF) Fighters and bombers attack Uligan Harbor.

January 11, 1944
(5th AF) B-25's, P-39's, and P-40's hit Uligan Harbor.

January 15, 1944
(5th AF) B-24's and B-25's pound Uligan Harbor.

January 16, 1944
(5th AF) On a strafing mission against the north coast, B-25G 42-64827 (MIA) crashed at Aber village near Uligan Harbor.

January 23, 1944
(5th AF) P-39's strafe barges and AA positions at Uligan Harbor.

January 31, 1944
(5th AF) A-20's attack Uligan Harbor.

March 3, 1944
(RAAF) P-40 Kittyhawks from 78 Squadron strafe barges at Uligan Harbor. Lost is P-40N A29-537 (KIA).

March 27, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, B-25s, A-20s, P-47s, P-40s and P-39s attack targets in areas including Uligan Harbor.

April 7, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s, A-20s and P-39s hit Uligan Harbor.

April 9, 1944
(5th AF) While flying approximately two miles off Ulingan Harbor shot down by anti-aircraft fire is P-39Q 42-20355 (MIA).

April 10, 1944
(USN) PT Boat captian Lt Commander Davis served as spotter aboard USS Hutchins DD-476 to pinpoint coastal targets for a shore bombardment using a minimum of shells by the destroyer group including USS Hutchins DD-476, USS Bache DD-470 and USS Daly DD-519 for bombardment missions against Ulingan.

April 13, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s, B-25s, and B-24s fly light strikes against Uligan.

April 16, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s hit Uligan Harbor.

April 17, 1944
(5th AF) Aircraft operating individually or in pairs, attack Uligan Harbor.

April 19, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s, A-20s, and fighter aircraft strike a wide variety of targets including Uligan.

April 23, 1944
(5th AF) A-20s, P-47s, P-38s, and P-39s pound various targets including the vicinity of Uligan Harbor.

April 24, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and fighter-bombers hit a variety of targets along including Uligan Harbor.

May 3, 1944
(5th AF) A-20s, B-25s and fighter-bombers, operating throughout the day, hit the Wewak and Hansa Bay areas, including targets at Uligan.

May 16, 1944
(RAN) Barcoo, Kapunda, Wagga, ML-803, ML-817 bombard the coast including Uligan Harbor, Neptune Point and Bunabun Harbor.

Click For EnlargementMay 21, 1944
(RAN) HMA Motor Launches conduct a reconnaissance and strafing mission against Uligan Harbor. Their bombardment damages stores and causes five fires.

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