JAPANESE BOMB HORN ISLAND, QLD
11 MAY 1942

 

There is an entry in the Operations Record Book for 32 Squadron RAAF as follows:-

Place Date
May 1942
Summary of Events
HORN ISLAND 11 ENEMY ACTIVITY

Japanese aircraft raided HORN ISLAND on 11.5.42. Four Zero Fighters strafed runway. Nine heavy bombers (Type 96) dropped approximately 45 bombs in the vicinity of the dispersal bays. Only damage one refuelling unit, and further damaged two already damaged Wirraways.

 

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