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San Antonio Express-News
Senators urge commemoration, search for legendary bomberformation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
formation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from an airfield in Papua New Guinea to attack Rabaul, the Japanese foothold in the South Pacific about 500 miles northeast, on the island of New Britain. The lead... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Senators urge commemoration, search for legendary bomberformation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 days ago
formation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from an airfield in Papua New Guinea to attack Rabaul, the Japanese foothold in the South Pacific about 500 miles northeast, on the island of New Britain. The lead... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Senators urge commemoration, search for legendary bomberformation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
formation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from an airfield in Papua New Guinea to attack Rabaul, the Japanese foothold in the South Pacific about 500 miles northeast, on the island of New Britain. The lead... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Earthquake-like crack frightens Queensland drivers in coal belt icon-abc-article Why the invasion of Rabaul has been left out of our national story icon-abc-article Church massacre gunman caught on camera as he shot victims... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Senators urge commemoration, search for legendary bomberformation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from
Darien News-Review / Posted 13 days ago
formation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from an airfield in Papua New Guinea to attack Rabaul, the Japanese foothold in the South Pacific about 500 miles northeast, on the island of New Britain. The lead... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Senators urge commemoration, search for legendary bomberformation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
formation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from an airfield in Papua New Guinea to attack Rabaul, the Japanese foothold in the South Pacific about 500 miles northeast, on the island of New Britain. The lead... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Senators urge commemoration, search for legendary bomberformation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
formation of six B-17 Flying Fortresses plus six B-24 Liberators took off from an airfield in Papua New Guinea to attack Rabaul, the Japanese foothold in the South Pacific about 500 miles northeast, on the island of New Britain. The lead... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why the invasion of Rabaul has been left out of our national storyWhy the World War II invasion of Rabaul has been left out of our national story
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
Why the World War II invasion of Rabaul has been left out of our national story While Kokoda continues to loom large in the minds of Australians, Rabaul hardly resonates. But relatives of the nearly 2,000 Australian soldiers and civilians who were... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
We were soldiers once, and young: John McElroy of WaxahachiePoint. Moments later shells were splashing in the water nearby. It was a Japane
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted a month ago
Point. Moments later shells were splashing in the water nearby. It was a Japanese task force that had sailed down from Rabaul to shell our shore landing, but now they were shooting at us. Commander Kelly was on Buddy Liebenow’s 157 boat. We... Read more
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The Courier
New memorial honours WW2 fallen at St Peter’s churchwas reported missing in action on October 12, 1943, after his No.30 Sqn RAAF Be
The Courier / Posted 1 months ago
was reported missing in action on October 12, 1943, after his No.30 Sqn RAAF Beaufighter A19-97 was shot down south-east of Rabaul on the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. His remains were not discovered for 57 years, and he and his pilot... Read more

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