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Mount Emily
Highest point
Elevation 2,925 ft (892 m)
Prominence 1,285 ft (392 m)
Geography
Location Curry County, Oregon, U.S.
Parent range Klamath Mountains
Topo map USGS Mount Emily

Mount Emily (Tolowa: en-may ) is a mountain in the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregon in the United States. It is located in southern Curry County in the extreme southwest corner of the state, near Brookings, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) from the Pacific Ocean and 5 miles (8.0 km) from the California state line.

Wheeler Ridge Japanese Bombing Site

Wheeler Ridge Japanese Bombing Site
Wheeler Ridge Japanese Bomb Site (Brookings, Oregon).jpg
Nearest city Brookings, Oregon
Area less than one acre
Built 1942
NRHP reference No. 06000589
Added to NRHP July 6, 2006

On September 9, 1942, the Japanese submarine I-25 surfaced near Cape Blanco, Oregon, and launched a Yokosuka E14Y "Glen" seaplane piloted by Nubuo Fujita, who dropped incendiary bombs on Mount Emily in an unsuccessful attempt to start a major forest fire. This made Mount Emily the second place in the continental United States to be bombed by an enemy aircraft, with Dutch Harbor occurring three months earlier in Unalaska, Alaska. The site of the bombing was listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the Wheeler Ridge Japanese Bombing Site in July 2006.

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