Air Enthusiast 1998-09
M.Huggins - Eclipse of an Air Force
3 февраля 1944 года B-25 из 5-й ВА нанесли удар по японскому аэродрому на Новой Гвинее, сбросив осколочные бомбы на парашютах на три японских истребителя Ki-61 "Tony".
B-25s scattering para-frag bombs across the grass dispersals of Dagua airstrip at Wewak during one of the August 1943 raids. Three Ki-61s of the 68th Sentai are caught in readiness in the open.
"Митчеллы" наносят удар по японским позициям на Новой Гвинее
Japanese gunners clearly visible at Dagua airstrip, Wewak, as Mitchell strafers of the 5th Air Force silence the anti-aircraft positions.
Damaged and discarded Ki-43s discovered by the Americans, the new tenants of the Hollandia airfields, in May 1944. Nearest ‘Oscar’ carries the markings of the 77th Sentai.
3 февраля 1944 года B-25 из 5-й ВА нанесли удар по японскому аэродрому на Новой Гвинее, сбросив осколочные бомбы на парашютах на три японских истребителя Ki-61 "Tony".
B-25s scattering para-frag bombs across the grass dispersals of Dagua airstrip at Wewak during one of the August 1943 raids. Three Ki-61s of the 68th Sentai are caught in readiness in the open.
Ki-61-Ib of the 78th Sentai in wooded dispersal at Washire airstrip on Halmahera Island, during early 1944.
Ki-61 of the 78th Sentai forced down by P-38s during the Hollandia air battles of April 1944.