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The USS Panay, with 55 men aboard, was sent to rescue any Americans left after the battle of Nanking between China and Japan. On Dec. 12, Japanese planes appeared suddenly and bombed the American vessel. The Japanese government claimed the attack was an accident. The newsreels show the ship had American flags all over the ship and the Japanese planes attacking with the crew on deck firing back with machine guns.

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