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15 Dec 1944

Photo(s) dated 15 Dec 1944
Olongapo jetty in Subic Bay, Philippines, 15 Dec 1944 with the troop ship, Oryoku Maru that was being used to transport 1,620 allied prisoners of war. The ship was attacked and sunk, killing 200 POWs. Photo 2 of 2.Olongapo jetty in Subic Bay, Philippines, 15 Dec 1944 with the troop ship, Oryoku Maru that was being used to transport 1,620 allied prisoners of war. The ship was attacked and sunk, killing 200 POWs. Photo 1 of 2.
5 Jun 1945

Philippines
  • USS Nashville sailed from Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines as flagship for RAdm R.E. Berkey's Task Force 74 bound to cover the Australian invasion of Brunei, Borneo. ww2dbase [Borneo Campaign | Nashville | Subic Bay, Luzon | DS]

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