June 22, 1944
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology
THURSDAY, 22 JUNE 1944
USAAF: Crashed is P-38F 41-7520 (KIA).
BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, six B-24s fly fuel to Kamaing while 40
B-25s supply Imphal with ammunition; 40 A-36s, P-51s and P-40s hit Mogaung and Myitkyina while 10 others hit targets at Hopin, Namma and Sahmaw.
CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In China, 18 P-40s destroy 20+ trucks between
Hsuchang and Lohochai; 4 P-40s damage a troop steamer in Tungting Lake; Thirteen B-24s
bomb Bakli Harbor, damaging dock facilities and claiming one freighter
PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, Seventh Air Force): B-24s from Kwajalein staging through Eniwetok hit Truk; One B-24 bombs Ponape.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: B-25s,
A-20s, and P-47s hit shipping off Efman and airfields and targets of opportunity
on Noemfoor, attack Manokwari and hit villages in the Sarmi area; attacks
by A-20s and fighters, along with RAAF aircraft, on the wide coastal area around Wewak continue; and HQ 317th Troop Carrier Group moves from Finschhafen to Hollandia.
B-24s bomb Yap; Sorol Atoll and Woleai. B-25s join the Allied aircraft in pounding Nordup and Ralum.