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Jan 30, 1944

PB2Ys (VP 13 and VP 102) from Midway Island carryout nocturnal bombing raid on Wake Island to neutralize Japanese airfield installations. Motor torpedo boats Gyoraitei No.5 and Gyoraitei No.6 are sunk during the raid. The strike marked the first time Coronados are used a bombers.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-01-30

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