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Flight Out of Hell

By Steven D. Smith   Within the predawn darkness of Dobodura, New Guinea, 2nd Lt. William J. Smith of the U.S. Military Air Corps was roughly woke up by a...

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The Bombing of Rabaul in November 1943

In the course of the Bombing of Rabaul, the Fifth Air Pressure mounted a concerted marketing campaign to render the Japanese bastion within the South Pacific...