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Japanese missions against Lorengau and Lorengau Airfield
January 25, 1942

January 25, 1942
At 7:10am Japanese aircraft bomb Lorengau for five and a half hours. Two are claimed shot down and another damaged. Other raids followed until April 8, 1942 landing by Japanese.

American missions against Lorengau and Lorengau Airfield
October 18, 1942–March 12, 1944

October 18, 1942
(5th AF) B-17s attack schooners and buildings at Lorengau.

November 13, 1942
(5th AF) A B-17 strafes a schooner in Lorengau Harbor.

December 18, 1942
(5th AF) A single B-24 attacks a transport northwest of Lorengau.

December 23, 1942
(5th AF) A single B-24 attacks a vessel northwest.

February 4, 1943
(5th AF) Heavy bombers attack small boats off Lorengau, sinking one boat.

February 22, 1943
(5th AF) A B-24 attacks Lorengau Airfield.

March 19, 1943
(5th AF) A single B-17attacks a cargo boat at Lorengau.

March 22, 1943
(5th AF) In single-plane strikes, heavy bombers attack the harbor at Lorengau.

March 23, 1943
(5th AF) A single B-24 attacks Lorengau Harbor.

April 8, 1943
(5th AF) A single heavy bomber attacks shipping off Lorengau.

April 9, 1943
(5th AF) A single B-17 strafes vehicles at Lorengau.

May 18, 1943
(5th AF) A single heavy bomber hits Lorengau.

January 7, 1944
(5th AF) B-24 hit Lorengau.

January 21, 1944
(5th AF) A single B-24's on armed reconnaissance blast hit ships near Lorengau.

January 25, 1944
(5th AF) B-25's bomb Lorengau.

January 26, 1944
(5th AF) B-24's bomb Lorengau.

January 27, 1944
(5th AF) Forty-one B-24's bomb Lorengau.

February 24, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and B-24s hit Lorengau.

February 25, 1944
(5th AF) B-25's pound Lorengau.

February 27, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s attack Lorengau.

February 28, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s and B-24s hit Lorengau

March 1, 1944
(5th AF) B-24s and B-25s hit Lorengau

March 9, 1944
(5th AF) B-25s pound Lorengau

March 10, 1944
(5th AF) 11 B-25s bomb Lorengau

March 11, 1944
(5th AF) Twelve B-25s pound Lorengau

March 12, 1944
(5th AF) Twelve B-25s hit enemy positions and communication at Lorengau.



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