Allied missions against Erventa Harbor (Buin Harbor) and Erventa Island
June 28, 1944–July 1, 1944
June 28, 1944
22 B-25 Mitchells from the 42nd Bombardment Group, 100th Bombardment Squadron and 390th Bombardment Squadron armed with 250 pound bombs hit Erventa Island with one squadron bombing from northwest to southeast and the other from east to west with rock fragments flying up to 600'. Reference: The Crusaders A History of the 42nd Bombardment Group (M) pages 96.
June 30, 1944
(FEAF) Erventa Island is bombed.
July 1, 1944
(RNZAF) F4U Corsairs from 14 Squadron make a low level bombing mission over