9 Mar 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • The Japanese Navy Kure 6th Special Naval Landing Force landed between Bairoko and Enogai and near the Munda airfield on New Georgia in the Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Solomon Islands Campaign | Munda, New Georgia | CPC]
1 Aug 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
7 Aug 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • The Munda airfield on New Georgia in the Solomon Islands, captured by the Americans from the Japanese on 1 Aug 1943, was declared operational for emergencies. ww2dbase [Solomon Islands Campaign | Munda, New Georgia | CPC]
14 Aug 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • US Marine Corps fighters at Munda, New Georgia were deemed operational. ww2dbase [Munda, New Georgia | CPC]
17 Sep 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • US Marine Corps squadron VMF-214 moved from the Russell Islands to Munda Airfield on New Georgia. ww2dbase [Munda, New Georgia | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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