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American missions against Bauroko and Bauroko Harbor
July 2, 1943 - August 7, 1943

July 2, 1943
(13th AF & USN) B-25's and US Navy F4U's bomb, strafe and sink Kashi Maru in Bairoko Harbor.

July 4, 1943
(13th AF) B-17's pound Bairoko.

July 5, 1943
(USN) USS Strong and USS Nicholas entered Bairoko Harbor to search ahead of the main force and shelled Bairoko Harbor between 12:30am–12:40am.

July 19, 1943
(13th AF) B-25's in support of ground forces hit positions in the Bairoko battle area on New Georgia Island where enemy resistance is fierce.

July 21, 1943
(13th AF, USN) A series of sorties in support of ground forces, 22 B-25's, 50+ USAAF and US Navy fighters, and 170+ US Navy dive bombers blast positions in the Bairoko area; 135 tons of bombs are dropped.

July 24, 1943
(13th AF & USN & USMC) 48 fighters join US Navy and Marine dive bombers in support of ground forces in the Bairoko area.

August 2, 1943
(13th AF, USN) B-25's, B-17's, P-40's, and US Navy fighters pound the shores of Bairoko Harbor

August 7, 1943
(13th AF, USN) 16 B-24's and 40+ B-25's, plus nearly 30 US Navy airplanes, pound the harbor and shore areas

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