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his diary that the extra passengers convoyed to Tikil where the Manila ferry waited in the harbor.

A four-engine American-military plane made a low pass at the airfield.  It went around again like the DC-3, but it landed on half the runway.  So strange that such a large aircraft could land on a shorter runway than a small aircraft, and Shingane recorded that fact in his diary.

Another plane made a low pass and landed.  Through binoculars, Shingane read the words,

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by Steve Gastineau

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