|Crew of HMS Howe manning the rails, Sydney, Australia, 17 Dec 1944||Landscape outside of Myitkyina, Burma, 17 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 2; photo taken by photographer attached to US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)||Landscape outside of Myitkyina, Burma, 17 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by photographer attached to US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional)||TBM Avenger heavily lashed to the deck of escort carrier USS Anzio as the ship rocks with Typhoon Cobra in the Philippine Sea, 17 Dec 1944.|
|Two US Army African-American soldiers carrying the body of another American soldier near MalmÃ©dy, Belgium, circa 17 Dec 1944||US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) pack mules preparing to march out of Camp Landis, Kachin, northern Burma, 17 Dec 1944||USS Anzio rolling in heavy seas, Pacific Ocean, 17 Dec 1944; note Avenger aircraft in foreground and Wildcat aircraft in background; seen in Nov 1945 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation News|
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