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Japanese missions against Bena Bena and Bena Bena Airfield
July 24, 1943

Click For EnlargementJuly 1942
Eighteen Japanese aircraft bomb Bena Bena Airfield, cratering the runway

July 24, 1943
(JAAF) Ki-61 Tony from the 78th Sentai is shot down by ground fire attacking Bena Bena. Later, the wreckage is found by Australian forces.

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