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Bomb bay camera in a TBF-1 Avenger from USS Essex captures the moment of bomb release over the Pasig River in downtown Manila, Luzon, Philippines, 14 Nov 1944. Attack was on the dock area 2,000 yards further ahead.Strike photo of the Manila docks at the height of the attack, 14 Nov 1944, Manila, Luzon, Philippines. Photo taken by aircraft from USS Essex.
Bomb bay camera in a TBF-1 Avenger from USS Essex captures the moment of bomb release over the Pasig River in downtown Manila, Luzon, Philippines, 14 Nov 1944. Attack was on the dock area 2,000 yards further ahead.Strike photo of the Manila docks at the height of the attack, 14 Nov 1944, Manila, Luzon, Philippines. Photo taken by aircraft from USS Essex.
Yasoshima being attacked by US carrier aircraft west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 3Yasoshima being attacked by US carrier aircraft west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 3
Yasoshima being attacked by US carrier aircraft west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 3Yasoshima being attacked by US carrier aircraft west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 3
Yasoshima being attacked by US carrier aircraft west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944, photo 3 of 3Yasoshima sinking west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944
Yasoshima being attacked by US carrier aircraft west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944, photo 3 of 3Yasoshima sinking west of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 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 1 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 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.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.
A-25A Shrike aircraft (USAAF version of NavyBattleship USS Mississippi bombarding Luzon, Philippines, 8 Jan 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. Battleship USS West Virginia and cruiser HMAS Shropshire are behind Mississippi.
A-25A Shrike aircraft (USAAF version of Navy's SB2C Helldiver) parked beside a B-25 Mitchell bomber at Sanborn Airfield at Legaspi, Luzon, Philippines, 1945Battleship USS Mississippi bombarding Luzon, Philippines, 8 Jan 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. Battleship USS West Virginia and cruiser HMAS Shropshire are behind Mississippi.
Haskell-class attack transport USS Sarasota in operation during the landings at Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 8 Jan 1945General Douglas MacArthur coming ashore from an LCVP on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.
Haskell-class attack transport USS Sarasota in operation during the landings at Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 8 Jan 1945General Douglas MacArthur coming ashore from an LCVP on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.
General Douglas MacArthur in an LCVP getting ready to go ashore on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.LSTs and LCVPs unloading men, equipment, and provisions on White Beach Two in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 Jan 1945.
General Douglas MacArthur in an LCVP getting ready to go ashore on Lingayen Gulf Blue 1 landing beach, Luzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 1945. Note Chief of Staff Lt General R.K. Sutherland beside him.LSTs and LCVPs unloading men, equipment, and provisions on White Beach Two in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 Jan 1945.
US Coast Guard LCVP landing craft carried invasion troops toward Luzon in Lingayen Gulf, 9 Jan 1945After the recapture of Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines, American intelligence officers examine a Japanese Mitsubishi G4M-2 bomber, Feb 1945
US Coast Guard LCVP landing craft carried invasion troops toward Luzon in Lingayen Gulf, 9 Jan 1945After the recapture of Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines, American intelligence officers examine a Japanese Mitsubishi G4M-2 bomber, Feb 1945
General Douglas MacArthur and Philippine President Sergio Osmeña aboard US Navy PT-373 for transportation to Corregidor, 2 Mar 1945.United States Army Engineers construct a “Bailey Bridge” while a WC54 ambulance and a Jeep ford the Mag-Ampon River, San Pablo, Luzon, Philippines, 3 Apr 1945. Note the machine gun mounted in the Jeep.
General Douglas MacArthur and Philippine President Sergio Osmeña aboard US Navy PT-373 for transportation to Corregidor, 2 Mar 1945.United States Army Engineers construct a “Bailey Bridge” while a WC54 ambulance and a Jeep ford the Mag-Ampon River, San Pablo, Luzon, Philippines, 3 Apr 1945. Note the machine gun mounted in the Jeep.
B-25 Mitchell of the 17th Reconnaissance Squadron (Bombardment) at Lingayen Field, Luzon, Philippines, Apr-May 1945B-24L Liberator ‘Round Trip Ticket’ of the 33rd Bomb Squadron between missions at Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines, Mar-Jul 1945.
B-25 Mitchell of the 17th Reconnaissance Squadron (Bombardment) at Lingayen Field, Luzon, Philippines, Apr-May 1945B-24L Liberator ‘Round Trip Ticket’ of the 33rd Bomb Squadron between missions at Clark Field, Luzon, Philippines, Mar-Jul 1945.


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