Friday, August 1

Picking up survivors

Philippines People Filipino Pinoy Pilipinas Old Black White Pictures leyte world war II wwii sea boat banca Pt boat rowing Battle of Surigao Strait torpedo leyte noon
"Filipinos assist American motor torpedo boats (PT boats) in picking up survivors after Japanese warships were destroyed by forces of the US seventh fleet in the Battle of Surigao Strait. Note the 22.4 inch Mark 13 torpedoes on the torpedo boat. Also visible are twin .50 Browning machine guns and a 40 mm Bofors AA gun. A depth charge rests on the stern." (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION).

Second World War, 1939-1945

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