World Battlefronts: Still Clinging

A B-25 bomber, droning through the Arctic sky one day last week, spotted a Japanese freighter where no Jap freighter ought to be. Said the Navy's laconic communiqué: "The ship was left burning and was later seen to sink." The Navy offered no conjecture as to what the ship was doing 110 miles north and east of Kiska, in the Bering Sea.

Logical supply route to Kiska from Japan is to the south and west (where a Consolidated Liberator bomber sighted and bombed another cargo ship on the same day). Possible explanation for the...

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