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A Japanese sub fired on a oil refinery in Santa Barbara California on Feb. 23 1942. Also a Japanese float plane dropped incendiary bombs on U.S. forests in Oregon on Sept 9th and 10th ( 2 missions). Julie B. (July 17, 2007)

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