Diary July 22, 1945

A-26B Invader

The A-26B Invader was the chief model used in the Pacific theatre in WW2 . The devastating nose armament could be augmented by locking the remote-control upper turret to fire dead ahead. The A-26 suffered the lowest loss rate of any Allied bomber.

Diary for Sunday, July 22, 1945:

Air War

China: 300 planes of FEAF (including new Invader fast bombers) again hit air bases and shipping in Shanghai area.

Sea War

Pacific: 9 US destroyers penetrate Tokyo Bay under cover of a storm and attack convoy (night July 22-23).
Allied task forces resupplied at sea in greatest such operation of the war.
TF 92 bombards Paramushiro in the Kuriles.

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