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Cruiser USS Nashville, General Douglas MacArthur’s flagship during the Leyte Gulf operations, at anchor off Leyte, Philippine Islands, about 21 Oct 1944. Note destroyer USS Bush or USS Mullany at right.Elco 80-foot PT-523 alongside escort carrier USS Manila Bay returning downed pilot and aircrewman east of Leyte Gulf, 22 Oct 1944. Note the aircraft style National insignia on top of the chart house.Japanese Center Force departing Brunei Bay, Borneo for Philippine Islands, 22 Oct 1944Musashi underway off Brunei, Borneo, 22 Oct 1944
Cruiser USS Nashville, General Douglas MacArthur’s flagship during the Leyte Gulf operations, at anchor off Leyte, Philippine Islands, about 21 Oct 1944. Note destroyer USS Bush or USS Mullany at right.Elco 80-foot PT-523 alongside escort carrier USS Manila Bay returning downed pilot and aircrewman east of Leyte Gulf, 22 Oct 1944. Note the aircraft style National insignia on top of the chart house.Japanese Center Force departing Brunei Bay, Borneo for Philippine Islands, 22 Oct 1944Musashi underway off Brunei, Borneo, 22 Oct 1944
Guerilla leader Kangleon reports to MacArthur at Leyte liberation ceremoney, 23 Oct 1944MacArthur and Osmeña en route to Leyte liberation ceremony, 23 Oct 1944MacArthur, Osmeña, Kreuger, Sutherland at Leyte liberation ceremony, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, 23 Oct 1944Profile of MacArthur shortly after fulfilling his promise to return, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, 23 Oct 1944. Note Sergio Osmeña behind MacArthur.
Guerilla leader Kangleon reports to MacArthur at Leyte liberation ceremoney, 23 Oct 1944MacArthur and Osmeña en route to Leyte liberation ceremony, 23 Oct 1944MacArthur, Osmeña, Kreuger, Sutherland at Leyte liberation ceremony, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, 23 Oct 1944Profile of MacArthur shortly after fulfilling his promise to return, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, 23 Oct 1944. Note Sergio Osmeña behind MacArthur.
A water plume from a torpedo striking against the bow of super-battleship Musashi rises high in the air during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Activity continues on the flight deck of USS Essex as a crashed Japanese airplane burns off the starboard bow, 24 Oct 1944 off Luzon in the Philippines. Note Number 1 5-inch/38 caliber gun mount at right.Badly damaged carrier USS Princeton burns as cruiser Reno and destroyer Morrison close in to offer assistance, 24 Oct 1944 as seen from USS Essex off Luzon in the Philippines.Battleship Fuso and cruiser Mogami under aerial attack by American aircraft in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944
A water plume from a torpedo striking against the bow of super-battleship Musashi rises high in the air during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Activity continues on the flight deck of USS Essex as a crashed Japanese airplane burns off the starboard bow, 24 Oct 1944 off Luzon in the Philippines. Note Number 1 5-inch/38 caliber gun mount at right.Badly damaged carrier USS Princeton burns as cruiser Reno and destroyer Morrison close in to offer assistance, 24 Oct 1944 as seen from USS Essex off Luzon in the Philippines.Battleship Fuso and cruiser Mogami under aerial attack by American aircraft in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944
Battleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Yamato or Musashi and two heavy cruisers maneuvering while under attack by US Navy aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Yamato under attack during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Birmingham assisted with firefighting on Princeton, seen from foredeck, 24 Oct 1944
Battleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Yamato or Musashi and two heavy cruisers maneuvering while under attack by US Navy aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Yamato under attack during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Birmingham assisted with firefighting on Princeton, seen from foredeck, 24 Oct 1944
Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 3 of 3General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (PTRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.
Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 3 of 3General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (PTRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.

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