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October 30, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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FRIDAY, 30 OCTOBER 1942

USMC: At 5:15am F4F Wildcats from VMF-212 shot down "float planes" over Rekata Bay, claiming five victories: 1/Lt Jack Conger: 2, 1/Lt Frank Drury: 1, 1/Lt Robert Sout: 1, 1/Lt. William Watkins Jr: 1.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, Fifth Air Force): Lost on a recon flight is B-25D "Lil De Icer" 41-29731 (MIA).



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