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June 29, 1943
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TUESDAY, 29 JUNE 1943

CBI BURMA-INDIA (Tenth Air Force) The 89th Fighter Squadron, 80th Fighter Group arrives at Karachi from the US with P-40's.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS (Fifth Air Force) B-25's bomb and strafe strong points along the Bitoi River and A-20's pound a supply dump on the south side of Nassau Bay in preparation for allied amphibious landings which are to begin during the night of 29/30 June. A lone B-24 bombs building area west of Parsee Point near Salamaua; and other B-24's bomb Nabire.



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