|Camp Landis, Kachin, northern Burma, 15-16 Dec 1944||Dead horses in a German town, 15 Dec 1944; 6 German soldiers (5 of whom were killed) were hitching them to an artillery piece on the previous day when a US shell exploded near them|
|Gun crew of cruiser Phoenix tried to identify an aircraft above, off Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 15 Dec 1944||Map showing front lines at the Ardennes forest immediately before the Battle of the Bulge, 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 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.|
|United States Army map showing all identified Japanese airfields within 300 miles of the Philippine island of Mindoro. This map was prepared as part of the Mindoro invasion plans, 15 Dec 1944.||USS Hancock underway in the Philippine Sea, 15 Dec 1944|
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