American troops marching up the beach at Adak, Aleutian Islands during pre-invasion loading for the Kiska invasion, 13 Aug 1943; note LCM landing craft, USS Pennsylvania, and M1 Garand riflesB-17 Fortresses of the 91st Bomb Group nearing the Dornier Assembly Plant at Meulan, France at dawn, Aug 13 1943.B-24 Liberator of the 43rd Bomb Group during a bombing run over the major Japanese base at Salamaua, Australian New Guinea, Aug 13, 1943.B-25 Mitchell bombers of the US 42nd Bomber Group practicing skip-bombing off New Caledonia, 13 Aug 1943
American troops marching up the beach at Adak, Aleutian Islands during pre-invasion loading for the Kiska invasion, 13 Aug 1943; note LCM landing craft, USS Pennsylvania, and M1 Garand riflesB-17 Fortresses of the 91st Bomb Group nearing the Dornier Assembly Plant at Meulan, France at dawn, Aug 13 1943.B-24 Liberator of the 43rd Bomb Group during a bombing run over the major Japanese base at Salamaua, Australian New Guinea, Aug 13, 1943.B-25 Mitchell bombers of the US 42nd Bomber Group practicing skip-bombing off New Caledonia, 13 Aug 1943
German Tiger I heavy tanks climbing a hill on the front lines near Belgorod, Russia, 13 Aug 1943
German Tiger I heavy tanks climbing a hill on the front lines near Belgorod, Russia, 13 Aug 1943


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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944