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  B-25D "Fair Dinkum" Serial Number 41-29714  
5th AF
3rd BG
13th BS

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3rd BG April 12, 1943

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Larronde April 12, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by North American. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 3rd Bombardment Group, 13th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Fair Dinkum".

Wartime History
On April 12, 1943 this B-25 was parked at 14 Mile Drome (Schwimmer) near Port Moresby. During the Japanese air raid against Port Moresby, bombs dropped by G4M1 Betty bombers hit this B-25 and destroyed it on the ground.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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