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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 at right.Profile 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 1944General 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 (MTBRon-36), 24 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 at right.Profile 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 1944General 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 (MTBRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.
Musashi and a destroyer under attack, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2PT-131 between PT-152 and PT-130, all Eclo 80-foot Motor Torpedo Boats of MTBRon-7, alongside tender USS Wachapreague in Liloan Bay, Philippines preparing to patrol the Surigao Strait, 24 Oct 1944.Strike photo taken from planes flying from USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing bombs strikes and near misses on the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Sibuyan Sea, Philippine Islands, 24 Oct 1944A PT motor torpedo boat alongside USS Nashville off Tacaloban, Leyte, 25 Oct 1944 to take General MacArthur and his staff ashore to establish Army headquarters on Leyte. Nashville then departed for the Surigao Strait.
Musashi and a destroyer under attack, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2PT-131 between PT-152 and PT-130, all Eclo 80-foot Motor Torpedo Boats of MTBRon-7, alongside tender USS Wachapreague in Liloan Bay, Philippines preparing to patrol the Surigao Strait, 24 Oct 1944.Strike photo taken from planes flying from USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing bombs strikes and near misses on the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Sibuyan Sea, Philippine Islands, 24 Oct 1944A PT motor torpedo boat alongside USS Nashville off Tacaloban, Leyte, 25 Oct 1944 to take General MacArthur and his staff ashore to establish Army headquarters on Leyte. Nashville then departed for the Surigao Strait.
PT-321, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 21 (MTBRon 21), picking up Japanese survivors in Surigao Strait, Philippines, 25 Oct 1944Japanese cruiser Kumano bombed by carrier planes in the Sibuyan Sea, Philippines, 26 Oct 1944. She lost her bow the previous day from a torpedo fired by USS Johnston in the opening shot of the Battle off Samar.Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radar
PT-321, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 21 (MTBRon 21), picking up Japanese survivors in Surigao Strait, Philippines, 25 Oct 1944Japanese cruiser Kumano bombed by carrier planes in the Sibuyan Sea, Philippines, 26 Oct 1944. She lost her bow the previous day from a torpedo fired by USS Johnston in the opening shot of the Battle off Samar.Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radar
Nachi broken up and sinking, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Nachi in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Nachi under aerial attack, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Strike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.
Nachi broken up and sinking, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Nachi in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Nachi under aerial attack, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Strike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.
Captain Dixie Kiefer in battle dress on the command bridge of USS Ticonderoga during the launching of aircraft against Luzon, Philippines, Nov 6, 1944.US Navy pilot Ensign C. V. Bomb bay camera in a TBF-1 Avenger from USS Essex captures the moment of bomb release over the Pasig River in downtown Manila, Luzon, Philippines, 14 Nov 1944. Attack was on the dock area 2,000 yards further ahead.Strike photo of the Manila docks at the height of the attack, 14 Nov 1944, Manila, Luzon, Philippines. Photo taken by aircraft from USS Essex.
Captain Dixie Kiefer in battle dress on the command bridge of USS Ticonderoga during the launching of aircraft against Luzon, Philippines, Nov 6, 1944.US Navy pilot Ensign C. V. 'Vern' Higman landing on Ticonderoga after a raid on Ormoc Bay, Philippine Islands, 11 Nov 1944; note AA damage on TBM-3 Avenger aircraft 'Round Trip Ticket'Bomb bay camera in a TBF-1 Avenger from USS Essex captures the moment of bomb release over the Pasig River in downtown Manila, Luzon, Philippines, 14 Nov 1944. Attack was on the dock area 2,000 yards further ahead.Strike photo of the Manila docks at the height of the attack, 14 Nov 1944, Manila, Luzon, Philippines. Photo taken by aircraft from USS Essex.

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