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B-25D "Arkansas Traveler" 41-30594 crashing into Hansa Bay beyond a Japanese ship
This photograph was taken from B-25 "Herky" 41-30069 piloted by 1st Lt. Henry Knoll flying on its right wing. The Japanese ship was hit on the starboard midship by a skip bomb dropped by B-25D "Quitch" 41-30518 piloted by 1st Lt. Milford M. Symens and was credited with sinking the vessel. In the background is 75mm anti-aircraft fire from guns commanded by Japanese Army Captain Umanosake Mitatera, this fire hit "Arkansas Traveler" causing it to crash.
Credit: John B. Nusbaum collection via Warpath Across The Pacific page 117 Date: January 30, 1944
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