Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
July 25, 1944
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology

TUESDAY, 25 JULY 1944

BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, 24 P-40s and P-51s hit targets around Myitkyina, Kamaing, and Mogaung.

CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In China, 24 B-24s bomb Yoyang, blasting the storage area and railroad yards; 51 P-40s and P-51s attack road and river traffic, troop compounds and cavalry units at Chaling, Siangsiang, Changsha, Siangyin, and Sinshih and northwest of Hengyang; 27 P-40s escorting the B-24s over Yoyang claim 6 Japanese interceptors shot down; and 11 fighter-bombers support Chinese ground forces in the Salween area.

PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, Seventh Air Force): P-47s continue to hit Tinian and Pagan. B-24s based at Kwajalein bomb Truk. The 819th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 30th Bombardment Group (Heavy), arrives on Saipan from Wheeler Field with B-24s.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: B-24s bomb the airfield and other targets in Woleai. In New Guinea, bad weather again cancels strikes in the Vogelkop Peninsula, but C-47s complete 48 missions to Biak despite the weather; communications and troop concentration along the coast in the general area of Wewak are attacked throughout the day; and the detachment of the 419th Night Fighter Squadron, 18th Fighter Group, operating from Nadzab with P-61s, returns to base on Guadalcanal.

USN: Carrier aircraft attack Yap, Ulithi, Ngulu, Tais and Sorol in the Carolines Islands. Lost is F6F Hellcat 41881 (MIA).



  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram