AIR ATTACKS ON JAPANESE SHIPPING SCORES MANY DIRECT HITS. FROM ONE OF THE ATTACKING PLANES DURING THE EASTERN FLEET'S CARRIER-BORNE AIRCRAFT ATTACK ON PADANG, ON THE WEST COAST OF SUMATRA, 24 AUGUST 1944.
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A stick of bombs bursting on 3,500 ton Japanese supply ship during the surprise attack on Emmahaven, the port of Padang. Four direct hits were obtained on the ship. Hits can also be seen on a 2,500 ton supply vessel lying astern, and both vessels were left burning fiercely.
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