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Tales of the South Pacific Chapter Summary & Analysis - pp. 99-106, The Milk Run, pp. 107-117, Alligator Summary

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pp. 99-106, The Milk Run, pp. 107-117, Alligator Summary

The Milk Run— Lt. Bus Adams thinks on how the US Air force bombs a Japanese-held island and then its defenses become weak. After that, bombing the island becomes easy to attack and such missions are called milk runs, but it is still possible to be shot down. That is what happens to Bus over Segi Point. He is shot down and is the lone survivor from the plane, in the water with only a life-belt. A bunch of New Zealand P-40 planes circle him and shoot up Japanese shore batteries targeting Bus. One P-40 plane is shot down. Next, a squadron of American F4U planes takes over and drops Bus a raft. He gets a parachute dropped to him to drag in the water and keep the raft away from...

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