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26th June 1945

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Events On This Day

Fourteenth Air Force. 21 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers bomb or strafe road, river, and rail traffic, motor pools, gun positions, and buildings around Yoyang, Hengyang, Chenghsien, Linfen, and Tsinan, and knock out bridge South West of Yutze.

Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) fighter-bombers hit targets in Infanta area and troop concentrations in Cagayan Valley and Kiangan area. Ground support strikes are flown in Cervantes area and East of Manila. Strikes against Balikpapan area continue by B-24 Liberator heavy bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hitting oil targets and nearby airfield at Manggar. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Trombol airstrip. Other B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb airfields at Limboeng. P-61 Black Widow, night fighters during 25-26 June 1945, set fires at Ensuiko sugar refinery while B-24 Liberator heavy bombers hit sugar refinery at Tanshi during the day.

Twentieth Air Force. 450 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber's, escorted by VII Fighter Command P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers, attack aircraft plants at Kagamigahara, Nagoya, and Akashi, light metals industries and arsenals at Osaka and Nagoya, oil refinery at Yokkaichi bombed by 315th Bomber Wing on its first raid on Japan from Guam, other factories at Nagoya, and several alternate targets
and targets, including city of Tsu. B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber's claim more than 20 fighters downed.

Seventh Air Force. 1 Guam based United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers attacks heavy antiaircraft positions on West side of Marcus at dawn.

General San Martin Hospital ship
Decommissioned 26 June 1945

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