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Question regarding strafing men in war at Guadalcanal
I recall as a young fellow reading Jablonski's AirWar volumes and in the one dealing with the Tokyo Express and the night of Dec 13th, I guess it is, when seven transports were sunk and four beached at G. Cactus Airforce pilots strafed the ships as sinking to target the men in the water. Jablonski's indicates some of the pilots were sickened and threw up in their cockpits.
...but the thought had occurred to me to ask Graham about the term 'human manure' wrt the rubber plantations in SEA. Then again, I'll bet he hasn't the slightest clue.
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