I Fly for Vengeance

Dickinson, Clarence E.; Sparkes, Boyden
October 1942
Saturday Evening Post;10/24/1942, Vol. 215 Issue 17, p24
The article focuses on the Battle of Midway in 1942. They attack Wake Island which was under Japanese invasion. Upon returning to the Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, they sighted a fleet of battleships, cruisers and destroyers. The U.S. forces prepared for an attack against the Japanese in the Midway area.


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