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December 23, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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SOUTHWEST PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS (Fifth Air Force) A-20s strafe troops near Gona and at Woiba Islands while B-24s attack a cargo ship at Arawe. In the Bismarck Archipelago, B-25s bomb Cape Gloucester Airfield and attack a ship at Pilelo Island. B-24s carry out single-bomber attacks on a transport west southwest of Cape Orford, a vessel northwest of Lorengau and the Cape Gloucester Airfield.

SOUTH PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS (Army Forces in South Pacific Area): Airacobras escort B-17s to New Georiga. Lost is P-39D 41-38395 (MIA).

USMC: Force landed is F4F Wildcat 03534 (survived).

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