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Nauru Island under attack by Liberator bombers of the Seventh Air Force.
A really similar picture appeared on th The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, 3 May 1943 : Jap [Japanese] Base on Nauru Island blazes under attack by United States bombers which on April 21 carried out the longest aerial task force mission of the war - Smoke billows from the important phosphate works and the airfield of the little coral attol seized from the British last August - It is on the equator southeast of the main Jap base at Truk in the Carolines

Source United States Army in World War II - The War in the Pacific - Seizure of the Gilberts and Marshalls. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF MILITARY HISTORY DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON, D.C., 1955. Library of Congress Catalog Number: 55-60002
Author Philip A. Crowl and Edmund G. Love

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