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Allied missions against Hoskins and Hoskins Airfield
September 19, 1943–March 26, 1944

September 19, 1943
(5th AF) Lost to anti-aircraft fire over Cape Hoskins area is Beaufighter A19-133 (MIA).

October 2, 1943
(5th AF) B-26's bomb Hoskins Airfield.

October 13, 1943
(5th AF) B-24's hit targets including Hoskins.

October 16, 1943
(5th AF) A lone B-24 destroys a patrol craft between Hoskins and Rabaul.

October 18, 1943
(5th AF) 13 B-24's bomb Cape Hoskins.

December 6, 1943
(5th AF) P-40's strafe Cape Hoskins.

December 18, 1943
(5th AF) Nearly 40 B-24's hit Hoskins Airfield.

December 21, 1943
(5th AF) P-40's and A-20's hit Hoskins Airfield.

December 23, 1943
(5th AF) P-40's strafe Cape Hoskin.

December 27, 1943
(5th AF) B-24s bomb Hoskins Airfield.

January 2, 1944
(5th AF) P-40's strafe the airfield, AA positiona, barges, and supply dump at Cape Hoskins.

January 21, 1944
(5th AF) A single B-24's on armed reconnaissance blast a control tower at Hoskins Airfield.

January 28, 1944
(5th AF) P-40's hit Hoskins Airfield.

February 5, 1944
(5th AF) 48 B-24s pound Hoskins Airfield.

March 6, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s and P-38s strafe and dive-bomb the Cape Hoskins area.

March 25, 1944
(5th AF) P-40s attack a Japanese HQ at Cape Hoskins.

March 26, 1944
(5th AF) P-39s and P-40s attack Cape Hoskin.



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