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