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Natives leave smoldering wreckage of Dulag Village, Leyte, Philippines, Oct. 29, 1944 | by J. Tewell
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Natives leave smoldering wreckage of Dulag Village, Leyte, Philippines, Oct. 29, 1944

Natives Leave Smoldering Wreckage of Dulag Village

Associated Press Photo … from San Francisco

Natives of Dulag Village on Leyte Island, in the Philippines, leave smoldering wreckage of the town as they come out after having withstood the battle when U. S. 7th Division troops routed the Japanese in early phases of the American drive to re-take the Philippines from the enemy. 10/29/1944

 

Notice the younger couple helping the older lady through this almost total destruction of everything including the trees.

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