|Battleship USS Texas in the Atlantic steaming from Casco Bay, Maine to New York, New York to assume duties in escorting convoys across the Atlantic, 1 Apr 1944.||Grayson in Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 1 Apr 1944|
|LĂ©on Degrelle speaking to troops at Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium, 1 Apr 1944; note Josef Dietrich in background||Submarine USS Harder backing away from the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane off Harderâ€™s starboard quarter and rescued aviator Ensign John Galvin in a raft off the bow.|
|Submarine USS Harder with her bow against the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944 as a rescue party went ashore to rescue aviator Ensign John Galvin on the beach. Note SOC Seagull seaplane.||Three Soviet soldiers taking a break from fighting while a fourth stood guard, Byelorussia, 1 Apr 1944|
|USS Harder rescuing aviator Ensign John Galvin off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane in background|
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