Overhead strike photo of bomb splashes and burning ships in Takao harbor (Kaohsiung) on Formosa (Taiwan), Jan 9, 1945

Caption   Overhead strike photo of bomb splashes and burning ships in Takao harbor (Kaohsiung) on Formosa (Taiwan), Jan 9, 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via USS Hornet
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Philippines Campaign, Phase 2   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 9 Jan 1945
Photos at Same Place Takao, Taiwan
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 9 Aug 2013

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".

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WW2-Era Place Name Takao, Takao, Taiwan
Lat/Long 22.6130, 120.2844

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