7 Dec 1944

  • Shortly after midnight, destroyers USS Nicholas, USS O’Bannon, USS Fletcher, and USS LaVallette made a sweep of Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippines. Finding no Japanese shipping, they conducted a shore bombardment along Apali Point on the west side of the bay. ww2dbase [Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign | Nicholas | Ormoc, Leyte | DS]

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