A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraft’s hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 1 of 2

Caption   A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraft’s hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation LR Devoe Collection
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
31 Aug 2015 09:48:42 PM

Lockheed PV-1 Ventura BuNo 33433

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WW2-Era Place Name Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Lat/Long 52.8241, 173.1748


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