TUESDAY, 25 APRIL 1944
ALASKA (Eleventh Air Force): Three B-24s photograph and bomb installations on Matsuwa.
BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, 8 B-25s attack Tiddim road; 80+ fighter-bombers
and two B-25s hit a variety of targets at Kamaing, Nsopzup and Mogaung; Twelve P-51s
hit Japanese HQ at Katha and supply huts at Hopin; near Mandalay 12 B-24s bomb
Monywa-Alon. Twenty-one P-38s hit Heho Airfield, destroying several aircraft
in the air and on the ground.
PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, Seventh Air Force): During
the night of 24/25 April, B-24s based at Kwajalein, staging through Eniwetok, strike Guam and Truk, and during the day hit Wotje and Maloelap.
This is the first AAF mission against Guam. B-25s from Engebi bomb Ponape and Makin based B-25s hit Jaluit and Wotje.
SOUTH PACIFIC AREA (SOPAC, Thirteenth Air Force): Before dawn, fifteen B-24s
hit Dublon, Moen, Fefan, Uman and Falo in Truk. 23 B-25s bomb the
runway and revetments at Tobera Airfield. Twelve P-39s leave stockpiles
aflame at Baitsi, Bougainville.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, Fifth Air Force): Twelve B-25s bomb
troop areas in the Hollandia vicinity, attacking villages south of Tanahmerah and
huts and buildings along the road from Marneda to Banggerang; other aircraft
carry out similar strikes against Karkar and along Hansa Bay.
RAAF: Force landed is P-40N "Come in Suckers" A29-414 (survived).