SATURDAY, 8 JANUARY 1944
(CBI) BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, 20 P-51's and A-36's knock out
a bridge north of Hopin, destroy a warehouse and railroad tracks in the area, and
destroy a locomotive and damage numerous railroad cars at Tigyaingza.
CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): 22d Bombardment Squadron (Medium), 341st Bombardment
Group (Medium), transfers from Chakulia to Yangkai with B-25's.
PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, Seventh Air Force): Fifteen B-24's staging through Tarawa bomb shipping and shore installations at several locations
on Wotje, Maloelap and Jaluit. Two B-25's from Tarawa hit
shipping and gun positions on Jaluit.
SOUTH PACIFIC AREA (SOPAC, Thirteenth Air Force): B-24's bomb Kahili; and B-25's hit concentrations on Siposai and Kondakanimboko.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, Fifth Air Force): B-24's, medium
bombers, and a few fighters, attack the Madang area, bomb Uligan Harbor, and
hit Bogadjim and the Bogadjim Road. Fighters strafe the Sag
Sag sawmill in the Cape Gloucester area and B-25's and A-20's hit positions
near Arawe. B-24's bomb Kendari and other targets on Celebes.