OUTER MONGOLIA: Bombers or Bustards

Not satisfied with having seen 131 of their bombers and fighters mowed down by an enemy that lost only eight planes, foolhardy Soviet Mongolian aviators again dared to violate Manchukuoan territory one day last week. Over the border they roared, 60 strong; up to meet them climbed three spunky Japanese fighters. Machine guns rattled and sheepherders in the Lake Bor district scurried for shelter as flaming Communist planes filled the sky. In a few minutes it was all over, and a pitiful remnant of the Red raiders was tailing for home.


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