Palo Cathedral, Palo, Leyte Island, Philippines, Dec. 1944

Palo Cathedral, near the capital of Leyte Island survived the American landing and was captured by the Americans that used it as a temporary hospital for injured Filipinos. A 13th AF combat photographer took this picture as citizens of Palo City were being gathered for medical examination.

 

This photograph is from the National Archives and Records Administration of the USA.

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Taken on August 7, 2011