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Wounded Seventh Cavalry Tankers Receive First Aid

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Wounded tankers of Sixth Army, X Corps, First Cavalry Division, Second Brigade, Seventh Calvary Regiment, First Squadron, receive first aid from a corpsman after their M4 Sherman medium tank hit a mine at the edge of Tacloban Air Field. Landing at the northern end of White Beach at 1000 Hours, First Squadron raced across the Cataisian Peninsula to seize the airfield, accomplishing their mission at 1600 Hours, advancing less than 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the beachhead. Engineers landed behind First Cavalry to immediately begin work on the airfield.
Image Filename wwii1038.jpg
Image Size 1.75 MB
Image Dimensions 2436 x 2952
Photographer Unknown
Photographer Title
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed October 20, 1944
Location Tacloban Air Field
City Tacloban Air Field
State or Province Leyte
Country Philippines
Archive National Archives and Records Administration
Record Number
Status Caption © ‚Ć2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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