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June 28, 1944
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology


BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, eight B-24s fly fuel to Kamaing; ammunition delivery to Imphal is continued by 47 B-25s; 14 other B-25s pound the Naba-Mawlin railroad.

CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In the Yangtze River-Tungting Lake area of China, B-25s and fighter-bombers fly 160+ sorties attacking river shipping at several locations, bombing the towns of Hengshan, Liling, and Pingkiang, and bombing Japanese HQ and gun sites in the Siangsiang area; also in the Hengyang area the B-25s and fighter-bombers hit rear supply bases and cavalry and infantry concentrations; and 11th Bombardment Squadron (Medium), 341st Bombardment Group (Medium), moves from Kweilin to Yang Tong with B-25s (detachments are operating from Kweilin and Liuchow).

PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, Seventh Air Force): P-47s and P-61s carry out daylight raids and defensive night patrols over Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: Attacks on the Wewak area continue; Japanese HQ and communications in the Suain-Karowop Plantation area and coastal road from Babiang to Nyaparake are hit; airfield and fuel dumps on Noemfoor, Japanese positions and occupied areas and buildings on Biak and Efman, a village near Babo, and the Tor River and Maffin Bay areas are attacked; and 421st Night Fighter Squadron, V Fighter Command, moves from Nadzab to Owi with P-61s (detachment is operating from Wakde Island). B-24s bomb Colonia Airfield and Colonia (Yap Town) on Yap and communications on Sorol and Woleai. AA guns E of the Tobera area are attacked.

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