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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

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 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

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

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, USS Bache DD-470 and USS Daly DD-519 for bombardment missions against Madang, Alexishafen, Ulingan and Hansa Bay.

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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