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American missions against Fukuoka
May 20, 1938 - July 29, 1945

May 20, 1938
(CAF) Two Martin 139WC bombers in Chinese markings manned by Chinese crews took from Hankow, China overflew Nagasaki, Fukuoka, Kurume, Saga and other cities at night, dropping leaflets and taking pictures.

May 26, 1945
(20th AF) During the night of 26/27 May, B-29s mine waters off Fukuoka.

June 7, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 190: During the night of 7/8 Jun, B-29s mine the waters around Fukuoka.

June 15, 1945
(20th AF) During the night of 15/16 May, B-29s mine the waters around Fukuoka.

June 19, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 211: 221 B-29s attack the Fukuoka urban area destroying 1.37 square miles; two other B-29s attack alternate targets.

June 23, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 221: During the night of 23/24 Jun, 26 B-29s mine the harbors of Fukuoka.

July 3, 1945
(FEAF) 5th AF fighters fly their first mission over Japan, P-51s destroying floatplanes in the Fukuoka Harbor area.

July 13, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 268: During the night of 13/14 Jul, 30 B-29s mine Shimonoseki Strait and waters at Fukuoka.

July 27, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 296: During the night of 27/28 Jul, B-29s drop mines off Fukuoka.

July 29, 1945
(20th AF) During the night of 29/30 Jul, B-29s mine the waters off Fukuoka.

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