This photograph from October 1944 shows American LSTs - vessels
that were used to land troops, vehicles and cargo at unimproved shores - landing by Dulag, a Japanese-built airstrip in the Philippines. The haze is from anti-aircraft cannon being fired at Japanese planes overhead. The beach was crowded with Filipinos greeting the U.S. troops.
This photograph from October 1944 shows American LSTs - vessels that were used to land troops, vehicles and cargo at unimproved shores - landing by Dulag, a Japanese-built airstrip in the Philippines. The haze is from anti-aircraft cannon being fired at Japanese planes overhead. The beach was crowded with Filipinos greeting the U.S. troops. FOR THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
This photograph from October 1944 shows American LSTs - vessels that were used to land troops, vehicles and cargo at unimproved shores - landing by Dulag, a Japanese-built airstrip in the Philippines. The haze is from anti-aircraft cannon being fired at Japanese planes overhead. The beach was crowded with Filipinos greeting the U.S. troops. FOR THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Attack in Phillipines was harrowing

November 08, 2009 12:01 AM