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U.S. B-24 Liberator crash site “Pride Of The Cornhuskers” located – Tragic reminders of the tragic incident which shattered Kokoda veterans of the 2/33rd Infantry Battalion AIF at 7 Mile Strip (Jackson’s Airport) in New Guinea

Tweet On the 7th September, 1943 a tragic aircraft accident occurred.  A fully laden B-24 Liberator bomber operated by the USAAF (United States Army Air Force) 43rd Bombardment Group crashed during take off.  Operating from “Jackson’s” or 7 Mile Strip … Continue reading

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