March 3, 1943 (Wednesday)

“Cactus,” Guadalcanal

Raided Tonolei Harbor. Night black as ink. No moon. Landmarks barely recognizable. Radar out. Auto-pilot out. Six bombs on supposed position of two APs. No hits observed. No reaction from Japs. Home safely. Slept in my dirty bunk most of the day. Swam in river.

Over the hump today!

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