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April 22, 1945
Today in World War II Pacific History
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SUNDAY, 22 APRIL 1945

CHINA THEATER (Fourteenth Air Force): Two B-24s bomb targets of opportunity at Canton and in Bakli Bay; five B-25s bomb Hsuchang and hit the area to the NW; 19 P-51s and P-47s attack trains, trucks, troops, horses, and town areas at or near Linfen, Luan, Sincheng, Fentingtukou, Taiku, Chenghsien, Sinsiang, and Kaifeng.

INDIA-BURMA THEATER (Tenth Air Force): In Burma, bad weather again cancels scheduled air strikes; 464 transport sorties fly 664 tons of supplies to forward areas.

AAFPOA (VII Fighter Command): 99 effective sorties are flown by P-51D Mustangs during from Iwo Jima against Akenogahara Airfield and Suzuko Airfield in Japan; they claim 10 aircraft downed and 15 destroyed on the ground.

HQ AAF (Twentieth Air Force): Missions 91 to 95: Strikes against airfields continue; 87 B-29s bomb airfields at Izumi, Kushira, Miyazaki, Tomitaka, and Kanoya and 6 others hit targets of opportunity; 1 B-29 is lost.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA [SWPA, Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: Numerous missions in support of ground forces on Luzon, Cebu, and Negros continue. In Borneo, B-24s bomb Manggar Airfield and Jesselton Airfield and P-38s hit Kuching. B-24s hit shipping and harbor installations at Saigon.

USN: Lost is FM-2 Wildcat 74105 (MIA).



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