American missions against Garowe Island (Garove)
July 12, 1943 - March 21, 1944
July 12, 1943
(5th AF) A lone B-17 bombs Garove Island
September 9, 1943
(5th AF) Heavy bombers attack Garove Island.
October 30, 1943
B-25s attack Vitu Island. Lost is B-25D 41-30318 (MIA).
November 8, 1943
B-24's on armed reconnaissance
February 11, 1944
(5th AF) Two B-24s bomb Garove Island
March 19, 1944
(5th AF) P-40s attack a bivouac area and AA on
March 21, 1944
(5th AF) P-40s and A-20s on armed reconnaissance attack
targets on New Britain and on Garove Island.