by Sam McGowan One of the successful strategies used by airmen in the Southwest Pacific Area of Operations was skip- bombing, a method of aerial attack in which a bomber approached an enemy ship at wave-top height, then released a bomb with a delayed-action fuse from some distance away. [text_ad] Like Skipping a Pebble On a Lake The airplane would zoom up and over the target while the bomb skipped across the water like a pebble on a lake to smash into the side of the vessel, then sink beneat

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