101 Squadron Lancaster dropped 1 4,000-lb HC 101 Squadron Lancaster dropped its bomb load over Duisburg, Germany during Operation Hurricane, 14 Oct 1944A Japanese aircraft crashing near USS Princeton off Taiwan, 14 Oct 1944African-American US Merchant Marine oiler Arnold R. Fesser:
101 Squadron Lancaster dropped 1 4,000-lb HC 'cookie' bomb and 108 30-lb 'J' incendiary bombs over Duisburg, Germany during Operation Hurricane, 14 Oct 1944101 Squadron Lancaster dropped its bomb load over Duisburg, Germany during Operation Hurricane, 14 Oct 1944A Japanese aircraft crashing near USS Princeton off Taiwan, 14 Oct 1944African-American US Merchant Marine oiler Arnold R. Fesser: 'We got a big job to do until this war is won. We will keep them sailing until the end. Then we have got time for holidays.' 14 Oct 1944
Flight deck crew of USS Langley ducking as a Japanese aircraft attacked the carrier (seen in center of photo), off Taiwan, 14 Oct 1944Japanese B6N aircraft releasing a torpedo in waters between Taiwan and Philippine Islands, 14 Oct 1944; USS Alabama and a destroyer in background; photo taken from USS EssexJapanese-American troops of the 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment, US 34th Infantry Division awaiting transport, 14 Oct 1944Major Louis E. Scherck briefing airmen of 40th Bomb Group, USAAF XX Bomber Command at a base in China, 14 Oct 1944; note map of Taiwan showing Takao region
Flight deck crew of USS Langley ducking as a Japanese aircraft attacked the carrier (seen in center of photo), off Taiwan, 14 Oct 1944Japanese B6N aircraft releasing a torpedo in waters between Taiwan and Philippine Islands, 14 Oct 1944; USS Alabama and a destroyer in background; photo taken from USS EssexJapanese-American troops of the 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment, US 34th Infantry Division awaiting transport, 14 Oct 1944Major Louis E. Scherck briefing airmen of 40th Bomb Group, USAAF XX Bomber Command at a base in China, 14 Oct 1944; note map of Taiwan showing Takao region
The launching party for Liberty Ship SS Harriet Tubman, 3 Jun 1944
The launching party for Liberty Ship SS Harriet Tubman, 3 Jun 1944


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