World Battlefronts: FOR THE BOYS ON BATAAN

This is a first-person story of the U.S. bomber raids on the Philippines, as told to TIME'S correspondent Melville Jacoby in Australia by Lieut. James Byington MacAfee of Charlotte, N.C., a dive-bomber pilot who had been flown out from Bataan because there were no planes for him to fly there and who had begged to be allowed to go back on the air raid with General Royce. His story begins with the bombers' arrival at the secret U.S. field in the Philippines.

"We spotted the field. Everyone thought we were Japs because they did...

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