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American missions against Sio
October 15, 1943–January 16, 1944

October 15, 1943
(5th AF) Medium bombers hit positions and villages from Sio to Saidor.

October 16, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's hit coastal targets between Reiss Point and Sio.

October 18, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Cape Gloucester and hit Sio

October 28, 1943
(5th AF) P-47's also strafe from Sio to Fortification Point.

November 14, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's attack a supply and bivouac area west of Sio.

November 26, 1943
(5th AF) Almost 40 medium bombers hit barge hideouts near Sio.

December 2, 1943
(5th AF) Sio area is bombed by two B-24s.

December 16, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's hit Sio.

December 17. 1943
(5th AF) B-25's bomb the Sio area.

December 29, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb bivouac and communications targets near Sio.

December 30, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's and B-25's bomb Sio. P-47's strafe huts between Sio and Vincke Point.

January 5, 1944
(5th AF) P-39's hit barges and gun positions during a sweep from Sio to Bogadjim.

January 10, 1944
(5th AF) 100+ heavy, medium, and light bombers, and fighters hit the coastline from Madang to Sio.

January 16, 1944
(5th AF) P-39's strafe the area from Sio.



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