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American missions against Nassau Bay
April 22 - July 12, 1943

April 22, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's and B-25's pound the Lababia-Duali area on Nassau Bay.

June 29, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's bomb and strafe strong points along the Bitoi River and A-20's pound a supply dump on the south side of Nassau Bay in preparation for allied amphibious landings which are to begin during the night of 29/30 June.

June 30, 1943
(5th AF) Allied amphibious forces begin landings, unopposed, at Nassau Bay during the night of 29/30 Jun. Forces push N and S toward the Bitoi River and Tabali Creek, respectively. Troops make contact with enemy forces in the Cape Dinga area S of Nassau Bay.

July 2, 1943
(Australian Army) The Allied invasion force "MacKechnie Force" holds firm a beachhead on Nassau Bay, and makes contact with Australian forces to the N.

July 12, 1943
(5th AF) A-20's and B-25's blast positions in the battle zone from Nassau Bay inland

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