|2nd Lieutenant P.H. Shupp's US Army engineers disarming a mine found under docks at Cherbourg, 17 Jul 1944||Brigadier General Stanley Arms speaking to US and Chinese officers, Myitkyina, 17 Jul 1944||Dock facilities destroyed by the Germans before the city was captured by the Allies, Cherbourg, 17 Jul 1944||Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell, with M1 carbine, at Myitkyina airfield, Burma, 17 Jul 1944|
|Troops of German 4th Army, after being captured at Minsk in Byelorussia, being marched through the streets of Moscow, Russia, 17 Jul 1944||Two waterfront gantry cranes that were destroyed by the Germans during their demolition of Cherbourg's harbor facilities, 17 Jul 1944||USS Yorktown (Essex-class) under way east of Guam during the Mariana Islands Campaign, 17 Jul 1944.|
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