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  • As part of the screen for a battleship and cruiser force patrolling Leyte Gulf, Philippines, USS Nicholas was ordered by the Task Group Commander to fire upon a US B-25 Mitchell bomber that was dropping objects near the formation. After firing 76 5-inch anti-aircraft shells, no hits were observed and the bomber departed the area. ww2dbase [Nicholas | Leyte Gulf, Leyte | DS]
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