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This article is about Mount Emily in southwestern Oregon. For others, see Mount Emily .


Mount Emily is a mountain in the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregonmarker in the United Statesmarker. It is located in southern Curry County in the extreme southwest corner of the state, near Brookingsmarker, approximately from the Pacific Oceanmarker and from the Californiamarker state line.

On September 9, 1942 the Japanese I-25 surfaced near Cape Blancomarker, Oregon, and launched a small seaplane which dropped incendiary bombs on Mount Emily starting multiple forest fires. The Fire Lookout stationed at the Mount Emily Fire Lookout Tower played a major role in "The Lookout Air Raid of 1942" which became the first bombing of the continental United States by an enemy aircraft. 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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