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Part 5 covers the period 1 June 1943 through 30 September 1943. Ground Crew Men for two new squadrons leave Camp Shanks, NY. The air crews for two new squadron, the 822nd and 823rd arrive in Australia to begin training. Wewak is destroyed by the 5th Air Force Mitchells from the 3rd Attack, 38th and 345th Bomb Groups. Major Cheli is shot down at Wewak. Shipping is hit in Wawak Harbor and Lt Barber is lost

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