Florida Blanca Airstrip. The Philippines during the Summer of 1945. // This plane was attacked by Japanese fighters on reсcon mission over Tokyo August 18, 1945. One of last aerial combat fights of WW2. During the attack, Japanese fighter's fire hit the gunner Sgt. Anthony J.Marchione who died of his wounds onboard 'Hobo Queen II', he was for, some sources, the last US airman killed in action by enemy fire during WW II. <br><br> * Text source: (c) 'Dominator: The Story of the Consolidated B-32 Bomber' by Steve Harding.
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Marchione Anthony J.
Okinawa,Japan, end of August 1945.