Aviation Photo #1783799 Douglas A-20G Havoc - USA - Air Force

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A-20Gs from the 388BS/312BG doing what the 5th Air Force does best, parafrag bombing/strafing runs at treetop level over enemy bases. Note the Japanese trucks under the other A-20. Probably present-day Fernando Air Base.
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    Sam B Gimmillaro
    USA - Air Force
    Douglas A-20G Havoc
    Douglas A-20 Boston/Havoc (DB-7)
    Douglas A-20 Boston/Havoc (DB-7)
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    Calingatan
    Philippines
    January 13, 1945
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Photo Added: September 22, 2010

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Anonymous
7 years ago
Incredible shot!
Anonymous
7 years ago
One of the best Pacific theater WWII photographs I have seen. Note the condensation effect seen on the Havoc's props. Thank you very much for uploading this photo.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Amazing! And look at the vortex on the A-20!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Five stars! Amazing piece of history! Thank you for this!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great shot, thnx for uploading. Perfectly shows the dark atmosphere of war. The photographer and his mates are probably being shot at, a few moments later the bombs explode and probably people get killed.
The high humidity shows, water on the runway.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very nice shot. shells scattered all around can be seen here.

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