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Diary June 26, 1945

B-29 with ground scanning radar
B-29 with AN/APQ-13 Eagle ground-scanning radar, mounted beneath the fuselage at the wing juncture, is climbing out from one of Guam’s airfields.
Diary for Tuesday, June 26, 1945:

Air War

Pacific: Radar-equipped B-29 Superfortress bomb Utsube Oil Refinery at Yokkaichi, near Nagoya: first of 15 heavy night raids on Japanese oil targets in June-August.

Politics

UN CHARTER (World Security Charter) SIGNED by represen¬≠tatives of 50 nations at San Francisco. Truman pleads with signatories to translate ‘lofty words’ of the Charter into ‘worthy deeds’. Allied lawyers discuss War Crimes Trial procedure in London.

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