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Click to view contentOn 27 July 1944, 1Lt Ira M. Barnett flying a B-25H of the 418 N(ight) F(ighter) S(quadron) 5th AF, was hit in the left engine during an attack on a Japanese barge and had to make a crash landing in a sago swamp some 60 miles inland on the Vogelkop peninsula of Netherlands New Guinea. This was 350 miles behind enemy lines.   5th AF Air Sea Rescue… (Show more)