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Japanese soldier and natives with B-17F "Taxpayer's Pride" 41-24448 fuselage wreckage and left waist window and 50 caliber machine gun
Wartime caption translated: "This B17F attacked a Japanese base at night but anti-aircraft shot it down in jungle. The crash site was three hours on foot from the base [Rabaul]. Japanese captured an American, who had bailed out, but the rest of crew died in the crash."
Credit: Asahi Shimbun  Date: August 7, 1943

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