Battery commander Bill Hale and John Blackburn of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Burma, 5 Jan 1945Bill Hale, a battery commander of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), riding the horse Sheila, Burma, 5 Jan 1945Destroyer USS Helm repelling a special attack from a Nakajima Ki-43 Evacuated German children at a Kinderlandverschickung camp in Thüringen, Germany, 5 Jan 1945
Battery commander Bill Hale and John Blackburn of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Burma, 5 Jan 1945Bill Hale, a battery commander of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), riding the horse Sheila, Burma, 5 Jan 1945Destroyer USS Helm repelling a special attack from a Nakajima Ki-43 'Oscar' fighter off Luzon, Philippines, 5 Jan 1945. The photo was taken from the carrier USS Steamer Bay.Evacuated German children at a Kinderlandverschickung camp in Thüringen, Germany, 5 Jan 1945
Map showing American troops reclaiming territory lost during early days of the Battle of the Bulge, 26 Dec 1944-5 Jan 1945PBM-3 Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol bomber squadron VPB-210 being prepared for hoisting aboard seaplane tender Albemarle, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 5 Jan 1945PBM-3 Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol bomber squadron VPB-210 hoisted aboard seaplane tender Albemarle, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 5 Jan 1945USS Antelope entering USS ABSD-1, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 5 Jan 1945
Map showing American troops reclaiming territory lost during early days of the Battle of the Bulge, 26 Dec 1944-5 Jan 1945PBM-3 Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol bomber squadron VPB-210 being prepared for hoisting aboard seaplane tender Albemarle, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 5 Jan 1945PBM-3 Mariner aircraft of US Navy patrol bomber squadron VPB-210 hoisted aboard seaplane tender Albemarle, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 5 Jan 1945USS Antelope entering USS ABSD-1, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 5 Jan 1945
USS Steamer Bay under attack near the Philippine Islands, 5 Jan 1945; note special attack aircraft flying past her stern
USS Steamer Bay under attack near the Philippine Islands, 5 Jan 1945; note special attack aircraft flying past her stern


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