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American missions against Utarom (Urarom), Kaimana Airfield, Simora, Kaimana and Kaimana Bay
March 20, 1944–October 30, 1944

March 20, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's bomb Kaimana.

March 30, 1943
(NEIAF) B-25C N5-133 conducts an armed reconnaissance over Kaimana Bay. After completing the mission, this B-25 turned for home and at approximately 8:35am was intercepted by two A6M Zeros and claimed both shot down but was damaged and force landed at at Point Jahleel on Melville Island.

March 25, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s bomb the Urarom area.

April 16, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb Kaimana.

April 19, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s hit Urarom.

April 20, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb Kaimana.

April 21, 1943
(5th AF) B-25's bomb Kaimana.

May 7, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, B-25s and P-40s hit Urarom.

May 9, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's and B-17's bomb Kaimana.

May 21, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s, A-20s and P-38s attack Urarom.

May 22, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's bomb the town of Kaimana.

June 12, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's hit Kaimana Airfield.

November 8, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's on armed reconnaissance hit Kaimana.

February 5, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s fly a light raid on Kaimana.

April 5, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s hit Kaimana.

July 28, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s and A-20s hit shipping in Kaimana Bay.

July 29, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s pound Moemi, Sagan, Otawiri, and Urarom.

August 3, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s bomb Urarom.

August 8, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Urarom.

August 11, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s Havocs from the 312th Bombardment Group hit shipping off Utarom. Three were lost: A-20G "Short Stuff" 43-9106 (pilot rescued, gunner MIA), A-20G "Florida Gator" 43-21379 (MIA) and A-20G 43-9392 (MIA).

August 23, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Urarom.

August 30, 1944
(FEAF) P-47s hit Urarom Airfield runway.

September 1, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s, P-40s and B-25s bomb runway at Urarom.

September 4, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and B-25s hit Urarom Airfield.

September 8, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s hit airstrips and targets of opportunity at Urarom.

September 10, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and fighters hit Urarom Airfield.

September 11, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s hit Urarom.

September 22, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s pound Urarom Airfield. Fighter-bombers hit Kaimana.

September 24, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers attack Urarom.

September 25, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and A-20s hit Sagan and Urarom Airfields. P-40s attack Kaimana.

September 29, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and RAAF aircraft, continue to pound Urarom Airfield.

September 30, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and fighters hit Urarom Airfield.

October 1, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and P-38s attack Urarom Airfield.

October 5, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s, B-25s, and fighter-bombers attack Urarom and the Simora Point area.

October 6, 1944
(FEAF) P-47s bomb Kaimana.

October 8, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s, A-20s, and fighter-bombers hit gun positions, bivouacs, and supplies at Simora Point.

October 10, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and B-25s bomb Urarom Airfield.

October 12, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers hit Urarom.

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

October 19, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and fighter-bombers blast airfields at Urarom.

October 26, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and B-25s bomb Urarom.

October 29, 1944
(FEAF) Fighter-bombers, A-20s, and B-25s strafe and bomb Urarom and strafe targets of opportunity throughout the Urarom-Kaimana area.

October 30, 1944
(FEAF) Urarom Airfield is bombed by A-20s and B-25s.



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