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Japanese missions against Laha and Laha Airfield
January 6, 1942

January 6, 1942
(IJN) On the night January 6, 1942 seven Japanese flying boats dropped thirty-three bombs on three targets, two Hudson bombers, a Buffalo fighter and workshop facilities at the airfield were damaged with three native civilians killed.

American missions against Laha and Laha Airfield
August 6, 1943–August 11, 1945

August 6, 1943
(5th AF) During the night of 6/7 Aug, B-24's bomb Laha Airfield.

February 20, 1944
(5th AF) Eighteen B-24s bomb Laha Airfield.

July 10, 1944
(FEAF) B-24 attack Laha.

July 12, 1944
(FEAF) Smaller strikes by B-24s and B-25s are flown against Laha Airfield.

July 27, 1944
(FEAF) B-24 hit Laha.

July 28, 1944
(FEAF) B-24 hit Laha.

September 10, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s hit Laha Airfield.

September 16, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s and B-24s pound Laha.

October 2, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s bomb Laha Airfield escorted by P-38s.

October 11, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s and fighter-bombers attack Laha Airfield.

October 12, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s, A-20s, and P-47s hit Laha Airfield.

October 14, 1944
(FEAF) A-20s, B-25s, and fighter- bombers again hit Laha Airfield.

November 20, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s bomb Laha Airfield.

November 27, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s hit Laha Airfields.

December 17, 1944
(FEAF) B-24s and fighter-bombers attack Laha Airfield.

December 28, 1944
(FEAF) B-25s pound Laha Airfield.

August 9, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Laha barracks.

August 11, 1945
(FEAF) B-24s bomb Laha barracks.

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