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22nd May 1945

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Fourteenth Air Force. 15 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and 7 fighter-bombers knock out rail bridge at HeiShih Kuan, damage bridge approach at Hwayuan, and hit a variety of targets South of Kuo-lueh-chen. 10 P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers drop napalm on trucks, barracks, storage, trains, and town areas at Sinyang, and Shanyangchen. 45 other fighter-bombers and photo reconnaissance aeroplanes attack railroad targets, bridges, troops, and other targets at several South and East China points and survey enemy movements.

Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Toshien and Okayama while B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit oil plant West of Kagi and several targets. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, A-20 Havoc light bombers, and fighter-bombers attack Santa Fe, Fula, and Casambalangan areas in the North part of Luzon and support ground forces in Ipo Dam and Marikina areas in the South. Heavy bombers, medium bombers, and fighter-bombers attack Jesselton, Kudat, Bintula, and Tarakan Island.

Twentieth Air Force. During 22-23 May 1945, 30 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber's mine Shimonoseki Strait and approaches.

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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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