Eighth Air Force. 47 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb V-weapon
site at Wizernes.
Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25
Mitchell medium bombers and B-26 Marauder medium bombers pound
railway bridges at Monte Molino, Orvieto, and Taggia, bridge
approaches at Ficulle and Imperia, and Ventimiglia marshalling
yards. A-20 Havoc light bombers attack ammunition dumps. P-40 fighters
and P-47 Thunderbolt fighters attack rail lines, bridge, dump,
guns, and building in battle area and score 4 direct hits
on observation post South of Cassino; vessels and docks at
Civitavecchia and Montalto di Castro, and road bridges and
rail lines in the area town of Fondi and rail lines and bridges
nearby; railway bridges at Foligno, Sant Elpidio a Mare, and
Grosseto viaduct at Terni; and numerous vehicles, dumps, railroads,
vessels, and other targets in battle areas and in North Italy.
Tenth Air Force. 18 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) A-31
Vengeance dive bomber's again hit defensive positions near
Buthidaung. 12 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and 40 A-31 Vengeance
dive bomber's hit Kohima and Kalewa. 28 fighter-bombers pound
ammunition dumps and other supplies at Mohnyin and North of
Nanyaseik. 9 P-38 Lightning fighters hit airfields in Meiktila
area. 7 P-40 fighters attack Lakatkawng and support ground
forces in the area.
Fourteenth Air Force. 7 Chinese-American Composite Wing (CACW)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Mihsien town area and also
hit numerous vehicles and troops Northeast of Mihsien, between
Yochou and Hsuchang, at Chihsien and North of Yenling. The
medium bombers also strafe town of Hsiang-cheng. 4 B-26 Marauder
medium bombers and 8 P-40 fighters pound storage area at Tangyang
airfield. 10 Chinese-American Composite Wing (CACW) P-40 fighters
score 11 direct hits on bridge over the Yellow River North
West of Chenghsien, and destroy 15 trucks and many troops
between Loyang and Luchou. 10 other P-40 fighters on armed
reconnaissance sink 3 sampans near Cat Ba Island, knock out
bridge at Bac Le, damage another at Kep, and pound Na Cham
Fifth Air Force. 72 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers, B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, and
A-20 Havoc light bombers thoroughly blast Wewak and Boram
airfields in a single raid. About 120 A-20 Havoc light bombers,
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, and fighter-bombers, operating
throughout the day, hit Wewak and Hansa Bay areas, including
targets at Nubia, Uligan, Mushu Island, Wewak, and Boram.
Airfields at Maffin Bay is bombed by B-25 Mitchell medium
Thirteenth Air Force. 8 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
P-39 fighters bomb buildings at Monoitu. 17 others, in the
course of 6 missions, hit targets, including Japanese occupied
huts and buildings at Toiemonapu, Tinputs, and Sisiruai, and
bivouacs at Tarlena, Ratsua, and Mawareka. 24 B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers bomb Kulon Plantation and a personnel concentration
to the Northeast. Allied fighters sweeps over North Solomons
and the Bismarcks continue. P-40 fighters returning from New
Britain area bomb Pororan.
Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25
Mitchell medium bombers from Kwajalein bomb Wotje while others,
based at Makin, strike both Jaluit and Wotje, using Majuro
as a rearming base between raids.
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