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    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine; World...
    • Results of the second battle of the Philippine Sea, good treatment of civilians on Saipan, the Japanese troops driven back at Carigara in the Philippines, American submarines sink 18 more Japanese ships, Cologne being pounded continuously from the...
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    • American troops gain on Leyte; Task Force 58 to be doubled in size soon, Rear Admiral Murray states; Manila and Cavite bombed by carrier fleet planes; Japanese begin drives on two more American air fields in South China; daring British air raid...
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    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester...
    • The air and sea battle in the Philippines, in which three Japanese forces were routed, is covered in full, with coverage of communiques and releases from General MacArthur's headquarters and from that of Admiral Nimitz. The fall of Aachen is...
    • 0001 - The Japs Know the Power of these Guns

    • New Mexico (Battleship: BB-40); Artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
    • When American assault forces stream ashore on a Jap-held island in the Pacific, the way is prepared for them by big guns such as these of the U.S.S. New Mexico. "The Queen" as the New Mexico is sometimes called has brought up its battery of heavy...
    • 0002 - The Navy's Floating Artillery

    • New Mexico (Battleship: BB-40); Artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
    • A gun of the U.S.S. New Mexico's five inch battery hurls a cargo of steel at Japanese shore installations on Makin Island, which was one of a dozen enemy held islands which has felt the punch of the New Mexico's gun power.
    • 0003 - "Big Ben" Aflame After Bombing

    • Franklin (Aircraft carrier : CV-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
    • U.S.S. Franklin, the "Big Ben" of Uncle Sam's carriers of the Pacific Fleet, blackens the sky with smoke as she writhes in the agony of fire after a Japanese plane scored direct hits on the big flattop, March 19, off the coast of Japan. Now the...
    • 0004-A - Japanese Plane Dives to Attack

    • Kamikaze airplanes; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese; Antiaircraft artillery
    • A suicide-bent Japanese plane starts its dive toward a U.S. Pacific Fleet warship during an action in the Western Pacific. Ack-ack shell burts can be seen around the plane, whose death-dealing load is clearly outlined. The Japanese plane was...
    • 0006 - Tailless, this B-29 is About to Sink

    • B-29 bomber; Search and rescue operations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
    • Tailless, this B-29 is about to sink from sight after it was forced down in the sea southwest of Guam on May 15 during a mission in the Central Pacific. The crew put off in rafts and shortly thereafter were picked up by a nearby destroyer escort....
    • 0008 - Rescuing Navy Ship Saves Crew of Downed B-29

    • B-29 bomber; Search and rescue operations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
    • A destroyer escort pulls alongside rafts bearing the ten survivors of a B-29 forced down at sea southwest of Guam, May 15. The bomber had been on a mission in the Central Pacific area. (This is No. 3 in a series of 3 pictures; see also Prints 0006...
    • 0010 - Mud Slows Operations on Okinawa

    • United States. Army. Infantry Division, 77th; Okinawa Island (Japan); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; Tanks (Military science); World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare
    • Heavy rains have slowed up mechanized warfare on Okinawa, but these infantrymen of the Tenth Army's 77th Division plod ahead despite the sticky terrain which stops tanks. Here a tank is stalled by the side of the road while infantrymen move up to...
    • 0011 - Smoke Rises from Burning Osaka

    • Osaka (Japan); Incendiary bombs; Bombing, Aerial; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
    • Huge columns of smoke rise from fires caused by the June 1 incendiary strike by B-29s on Osaka, second largest Japanese city and largest industrial center. The superfortresses hit at the heart of the business and industrial center.
    • 0012 - Early Stage of B-29 Attack on Osaka

    • Osaka (Japan); Incendiary bombs; Bombing, Aerial; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
    • This photo was made during the early stage of the B-29 attack on Osaka June 1. Osaka is the second largest Japanese city and the Empire's largest industrial center. Large fires in the business and industrial area can be seen at the bottom of the...
    • 0014 - Japanese Mavis Patrol Bomber Tries to Flee

    • Airplanes, Military -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese
    • Vainly trying to flee U.S. Navy Coronado bombers, is this Japanese "Mavis" patrol bomber. It was trying to get safely back to its base at Fukue Shima, but was shot down before reaching its haven in an action of May 10. (This is No.1 in a series of...
    • 0016 - Japanese "Mavis" Bursts into Flames

    • Airplanes, Military -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese
    • Flame and smoke billow from a stricken Japanese "Mavis" patrol bomber after it was hit and downed off Fukue Shima by U.S. Navy Cornado bombers on May 10. The enemy craft was trying to flee to its home base when attacked and destroyed. (This is No.3...

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