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HEHO airfield, Burma, night of 5/6 Feb 1944, 159 Squadron. Photo taken from BZ 897 'Z', piloted by then-F/O Roy McDougall. Nav/bomb aimer: F/Lt Denis Boissier. Note bombs bursting across runway. Japanese records show that 55 bombs hit the Heho runways in the 159 Squadron and 99 Squadron attacks flown on successive nights. (159 flew both nights; not sure about 99 Squadron.) Photo & Text Courtesy of Matt Poole.

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