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American missions against Rasŏn 라선 (Rajin-Sŏnbong, Najin)
July 11, 1945–August 7, 1945

July 11, 1945
(20th AF) First B-29 operation to Korea, mine Najin.

July 15, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 269: B-29s mine the waters off Najin

July 22, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 282: 23 B-29s, staging through Iwo Jima, the Korea coast off Najin which in the longest B-29 combat mission of the war.

July 29, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 304: During the night of 29/30 Jul, 24 B-29s mine Shimonoseki Strait and the waters at Fukuoka, Karatsu, and Najin

August 1, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 305: 37 B-29s drop mines in Shimonoseki Strait, in Nakaumi Lagoon, at Hamada, Sakai, Yonago, Najin

August 5, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 311: 27 B-29s mine the waters off Najin

August 7, 1945
(20th AF, FEAF) Mission 318: During the night of 7/8 Aug, 29 B-29s, escorted by FEAF P-47s, drop mines off Najin

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