USMC 2Lt Gordon Growden, combat correspondent, interviews Japanese POW 2Lt Minoru Wada prior to a bombing mission against the prisoner’s former headquarters, Zamboanga, Mindanao, Aug 9, 1945

Caption   USMC 2Lt Gordon Growden, combat correspondent, interviews Japanese POW 2Lt Minoru Wada prior to a bombing mission against the prisoner’s former headquarters, Zamboanga, Mindanao, Aug 9, 1945 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps
Identification Code   USMC 130974
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Philippines Campaign, Phase 2   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Minoru Wada   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 9 Aug 1945
Photos at Same Place Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 2 Feb 2014
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
2 Feb 2015 07:17:48 PM

The official USMC caption for this photo dates the bombing mission as Aug 10, 1945 but this is incorrect. The actual mission logs for both the bomber squadron (VMB-611) and the fighter squadron (VMF-115) say the raid occurred on Aug 9, 1945

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