Tag Archives: Java 1942

USAAF B17’s in Java – Part Three

Darwin – Next stop: Java On December 24, four days after the last B-17 had left for the safety of Darwin, the Japanese launched their heaviest air raid on the Manila area. They concentrated on the waterfront, destroying the area … Continue reading

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Douglas DC5

The Douglas DC5 airliner plays a very important role in several chapters of ‘The Java Gold’. I guess most of you have never heard of this type and don’t have a clue what such an airliner looked like. So here’s … Continue reading

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