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November 22, 1944
Japanese aircraft staged through bases on Halmahera Island and attacked Far East Air Forces installations on Morotai. The raid resulted in two killed and 15 injured with 15 aircraft destroyed and eight damaged. This attack was one of 82 conducted against the Morotai bases between Sept. 15 and Feb. 1, 1945.

November 22, 1952
While leading a flight of four F-80s against enemy gun positions in Korea, Maj. Charles J. Loring deliberately crashed his damaged aircraft into enemy emplacements. For that sacrifice, he earned the Medal of Honor.

November 22, 1966
The 321st Strategic Missile Wing at Grand Forks, S.D. became the first complete Minuteman II wing, when it received its last flight of missiles.

November 22, 1972
The first B-52 Stratofortress lost to enemy action fell prey to a surface-to-air-missile over North Vietnam. The aircraft made it back to Thailand, where the crew ejected safely.

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