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American missions against Truk and Truk Lagoon
January 15, 1941 - June 30, 1945

January 15, 1941
(RAAF) Catalina flying boats from Rabaul flying via Kavieng bomb Truk. Lost on takeoff from Kavieng is PBY Catalina A24-11.

April 12, 1942
(IJN) Taijun Maru accidentally catches fire and sinks into Truk Lagoon.


October 1, 1944
(7th AF) B-24s staging through Eniwetok hit Truk.


May 23, 1945
(20th AF) 32 P-47s from Saipan strafe Truk.

May 26, 1945
(20th AF) Sixteen P-47s from Saipan strafe Truk.

May 27, 1945
(20th AF) Sixteen Saipan based P-47s sweep Truk.

May 30, 1945
(20th AF) 14 P-47s strafe barges at Truk.

June 30, 1945
(20th AF) One B-29 flies a long bombing mission against Truk.

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