WW2 Air Raids over Hong Kong & South China
DATE OF AIR RAID: July 28, 1943
OBJECTIVE: Bomb HK & Whampoa dockyard
TIME OVER TARGET: ~7:15 a.m.
AMERICAN UNITS AND AIRCRAFT: Six B-25s from the 11th Bomb Squadron (341st Medium Bomb Group) escorted by nine P-40K and P-40Ms from the 74th FS (23rd Fighter Group). All aircraft belong to the 14th Air Force.
ORDNANCE EXPENDED: 36 250-kilogram demolition bombs
RESULTS: B-25s bomb HK & Whampoa dockyard with undetermined results
AMERICAN AIRCRAFT LOSSES: None
JAPANESE UNITS AND AIRCRAFT: None
JAPANESE AIRCRAFT LOSSES: None
SOURCES: Original mission reports and other documents in the Air Force Historical Research Agency archives at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.
--Information compiled by Steven K. Bailey