7.13.2004


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Burning Them Out
Associated Press Wirephoto via U.S. Army Signal Corps, dated April 6, 1945

Turning his face away from intense heat, a flamethrower operator of K Company, 161st Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, is covered by men with automatic weapons as he burns out a Japanese pillbox in Balete Pass, near Baguio, Luzon Island, the Philippines.

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