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USAAF base on the beach about 20 miles south of Tacloban, Leyte, Philippine Islands, Nov-Dec 1944USS Vincennes (Cleveland-class) underway with the Third Fleet during operations against the Philippines, Dec 1944. Carrier USS Hancock is at left.A Mahan-class destroyer, possibly Drayton or Lamson, bombarding the objective area during landings on the shores of Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands, 7 Dec 1944APD Ward burning in Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands, after being struck by special attack aircraft, 7 Dec 1944; the firefighting ship was destroyer O
USAAF base on the beach about 20 miles south of Tacloban, Leyte, Philippine Islands, Nov-Dec 1944USS Vincennes (Cleveland-class) underway with the Third Fleet during operations against the Philippines, Dec 1944. Carrier USS Hancock is at left.A Mahan-class destroyer, possibly Drayton or Lamson, bombarding the objective area during landings on the shores of Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands, 7 Dec 1944APD Ward burning in Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands, after being struck by special attack aircraft, 7 Dec 1944; the firefighting ship was destroyer O'Brien, and photo was taken from APD Crosby
USS Ward on fire and sinking after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in Ormoc Bay, Philippines, 7 Dec 1944, three years to the day after she fired the first US shot of the Pacific War.Destroyed Japanese Navy landing ship No. 159 in Ormoc Bay, Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944Destroyer USS Maddox plowing through heavy seas during Typhoon Cobra, 18 Dec 1944.Fully loaded DUKW coming ashore in the Philippine Islands, circa 1944
USS Ward on fire and sinking after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in Ormoc Bay, Philippines, 7 Dec 1944, three years to the day after she fired the first US shot of the Pacific War.Destroyed Japanese Navy landing ship No. 159 in Ormoc Bay, Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944Destroyer USS Maddox plowing through heavy seas during Typhoon Cobra, 18 Dec 1944.Fully loaded DUKW coming ashore in the Philippine Islands, circa 1944
General Douglas MacArthur in a Ford GPW Jeep at US 43rd Division Command Post area, Philippine Islands, 1945Annex C of the interrogation of Mitsuo Fuchida, 10 Oct 1945; Japanese command organization of the Philippine Islands areaBow section of the USS Johnston discovered in 21,180 feet of water off Samar in late Mar 2021 and is believed to be the world’s deepest known shipwreck. The wreck was originally discovered in 2019 by the late Paul Allen’s team.
General Douglas MacArthur in a Ford GPW Jeep at US 43rd Division Command Post area, Philippine Islands, 1945Annex C of the interrogation of Mitsuo Fuchida, 10 Oct 1945; Japanese command organization of the Philippine Islands areaBow section of the USS Johnston discovered in 21,180 feet of water off Samar in late Mar 2021 and is believed to be the world’s deepest known shipwreck. The wreck was originally discovered in 2019 by the late Paul Allen’s team.

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