TUESDAY, 22 AUGUST 1944
BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force): P-51s and P-47s fly 53 sorties against Tengchung, China in support of attacking Chinese forces. In Burma, 28 P-47s attack buildings, supply dumps, troops, and gun positions near Ingyingon, Nansankyin, and Pinlon; 8 P-47s strafe targets of opportunity between Tingka, China and Bhamo; two rocket-firing P-51s seriously damage several buildings at Aledaw; and 9 B-25s bomb Hopin.
CHINA (Fourteenth Air Force): In China, 11 P-40s and P-38s hit bridges and
road targets around Tingka, Mangshih, Loiwing, and Pangpying; and 6 others
attack a landing strip and river traffic at an island near Foochow.
PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, Seventh Air Force): B-24s from Saipan bomb
airfields on Yap and Pagan; P-47s also pound Pagan Airfield and AA emplacements. B-24s from Kwajalein hit Mille.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: Fighter-bombers
continue to blast supply and personnel targets in Manokwari and the surrounding
areas; fighter-bombers again hit north coastal areas, including shipping facilities
at Wewak, barge terminal on Mushu, and trains and troop positions at
various coastal points; and the 370th, 371st, 372d and 424th Bombardment Squadrons
(Heavy), 307th Bombardment Group (Heavy), move from Mokerang to Wakde with B-24s.