The B-25’s forward-firing 50-caliber machine guns were very effective in strafing Japanese merchant vessels, even penetrating their steel plating. The Nov. 2nd attack on Simpson Harbor gave the crews plenty of ships to strafe.
This photo will be published in Harvest of the Grim Reapers Vol. II. In the meantime, read our brief overview of the 3rd Bomb Group’s involvement in this raid.