World: Reaching Out

The long arm of the U.S. Air Forces reached out last week and struck the Japanese twice.

> Surabaya, on the island of Java, was not sleeping. Lights glittered along the waterfront, indicating that the Jap was making full use of this great shipping and naval base he had torn from the Dutch. Out of the dawn swept a formation of Liberator bombers, their exhausts glowing red. For 70 minutes they "buzzed" the city, bombing warehouses, railroads, docks. Most important target was the big oil refinery. As the bombers winged homeward to their Australian base, flames from the refinery could be seen...

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