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American missions against Ambon (Ambon Town, Amboyna, Amboina)
February 4, 1944 - August 11, 1945

January 28, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s in individual attacks bomb a transport off Amboina and Ambon

February 5, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s blast docks and shipping at Amboina.

February 15, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s pound shipping and the town area at Amboina

February 21, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s bomb the harbor and shipping at Ambon.

March 12, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s and B-25s attack shipping off Ambon

March 19, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's hit Amboina

March 25, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s hit shipping, the wharf and town area at Amboina.

April 17, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb Amboina.

August 9, 1943
(5th AF) Amboina is thoroughly pounded.

September 19, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's and B-25's fly small strikes against Amboina

September 22, 1943
(5th AF) B-24 hit Amboina.

October 2, 1943
(5th AF) Other B-24's bomb Amboina

November 12, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's attack targets on Java and on Amboina

January 16, 1944
(5th AF) B-24's carry out a light raid on the harbor of Amboina.

January 19, 1944
(5th AF) 17 B-24's bomb Amboina

February 4, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s and B-25s carry out small raids against Amboina

February 7, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Amboina

February 9, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Amboina

June 1, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Amboina

August 29, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb barracks at Amboina

October 1, 1944
(FEAF) P-38s hit Amboina

October 2, 1944
(FEAF) P-38s attack shipping in Amboina Bay

October 4, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and A-20s on a shipping sweep bomb town and port area of Amboina

October 5, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s hit Amboina town.

October 7, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s bomb a storage area at west of Amboina

October 16, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s, B-25s, and fighter-bombers hit Amboina

October 18, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and fighter-bombers hit Amboina

October 19, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers hit Amboina

October 20, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s hit Amboina town. Lost is B-25G 42-64946

October 21, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s hit Amboina town.

October 23, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s, A-20s, and fighter-bombers hit Amboina town

October 24, 1944
(FEAF) P-38s bomb Amboina reservoir areas

October 25, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s, A-20s, and fighter-bombers hit Amboina

October 28, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and P-38s blast town of Amboina

July 23, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Amboina

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