|Destroyed Japanese Navy landing ship No. 159 in Ormoc Bay, Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944||Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and Major General Colin Muir Barber inspecting the 15th Scottish Division, 12 Dec 1944. At 6-feet, 9-inches, Barber was considered the tallest officer in the British Army.|
|USS Langley underway off the Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944||USS North Carolina in heavy seas as seen from USS Ticonderoga, off the Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944|
|USS North Carolina in heavy seas, off the Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 2||USS North Carolina in heavy seas, off the Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 2|
|Wreckage of B-17 bomber 'Devil's Own' at RAF Debach, England, United Kingdom, 12 Dec 1944|
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