G4M1 bomber of Japanese Navy 4th Air Group, piloted by Lieutenant Commander Takuzo Ito, moments before crashing into sea during attack on USS Lexington off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 20 Feb 1942Smoke rising from the port facilities at Oosthaven, Sumatra as Allied personnel set fires during the withdrawal, 20 Feb 1942
G4M1 bomber of Japanese Navy 4th Air Group, piloted by Lieutenant Commander Takuzo Ito, moments before crashing into sea during attack on USS Lexington off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 20 Feb 1942Smoke rising from the port facilities at Oosthaven, Sumatra as Allied personnel set fires during the withdrawal, 20 Feb 1942


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