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14th March 1944

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Events On This Day

Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-26 Marauder medium bombers bomb Prenestina marshalling yard and nearby chemical plant. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers strike Terni and Orte marshalling yards, causing considerable damage, while A-20 Havoc light bombers attack tank repair facilities unsuccessfully. P-40 fighters attack guns in Anzio beachhead area and also hit supply dump. A-36 Apache dive bomber and P-47 Thunderbolt fighters hit railway stations and town of Ostia.

Tenth Air Force. 41 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) A-31 Vengeance dive bomber's join British aircraft in hitting Japanese positions in Arakan and Chin Hills areas. 90 P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers, A-36 Apache dive bomber, and P-40 fighters, along with 3 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, hit Japanese troops, bridges, dumps, and villages in Mogaung Valley.

Fourteenth Air Force. 20 Japanese bombers hit airfields at Hengyang and Suichwan. Surprise prevents effective interception by Fourteenth Air Force fighters.

Fifth Air Force. More than 80 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers, B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, and A-20 Havoc light bombers, supported by Allied fighters, pound Wewak area. 17 other B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb airfields at Tadji. 8 A-20 Havoc light bombers carry out sweep over Madang area while 12 bomb airstrip at Alexishafen.

Thirteenth Air Force. 22 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-40 fighters and P-39 fighters hit Wunapope. 23 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers, with naval fighters cover, bomb North waterfront area of Simpson Harbour. 22 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, with Navy fighters escort, bomb East section of town of Rabaul. P-39 fighters, P-38 Lightning fighters, P-40 fighters, and Navy fighters hit barges and other targets around coast of Bougainville and along Northeast New Ireland coast.

Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from Engebi bomb Kusaie. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from Tarawa hit Wotje.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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