28 Jan 1943

Caroline Islands
  • USS Wahoo sighted Fais Island, Caroline Islands; she attempted to shell the Japanese phosphate refinery, but the appearance of a Japanese freighter forced her to abandon the attack. ww2dbase [Wahoo | Fais | CPC]
28 May 1943

Caroline Islands
27 Aug 1944

Caroline Islands
  • USS Pollack bombarded the Japanese phosphate plant at Fais Island, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Pollack | Fais | CPC]
30 Aug 1944

Caroline Islands
  • USS Pollack again bombarded the Japanese phosphate plant at Fais Island, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Pollack | Fais | CPC]
1 Jan 1945

Caroline Islands
  • US Army troops landed on Fais Island in the Caroline Islands to capture and destroy a Japanese radio station. ww2dbase [Fais | 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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