|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 1944||101 Squadron Lancaster dropped its bomb load over Duisburg, Germany during Operation Hurricane, 14 Oct 1944||A Japanese aircraft crashing near USS Princeton off Taiwan, 14 Oct 1944||African-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 1944||Japanese 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 Essex||Japanese-American troops of the 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment, US 34th Infantry Division awaiting transport, 14 Oct 1944||Major 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|
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