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Aerial view of smoke rising from burning seaplanes in Roebuck Bay bordering Broome and Broome Airfield in Western Australia
The seaplanes burning from right to left: Do 24K X-1, Do 24 X-23, Dutch PBY Catalina, next unknown, next Do 24K X-20, extreme left unknown PBY Catalina. A plane burning at Broome Airfield is visible at center left. The curving mile-long jetty is left of center. This photograph was taken March 3, 1942 by reconnaissance C5M2 Babs.
Credit: IJN, 3rd Kokutai  Date: March 3, 1942 at 9:30am

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