Leyte, Philippines begins by GP

Leyte, Philippines begins Sep 13 Posted by GP Leyte, Oct. 1944 20 October – the X and XXIV Corps of the 6th Army, under General Krueger, made their amphibious landing on a 25-mile (40 km) stretch of coastline between Dulag and Tacloban on the eastern side of Leyte. At 0945, the 1st Cavalry went ashore […]

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Letter XI “Java at 2100” by G. P. Cox

Letter XI “Java at 2100” Aug 9 Posted by GP 503rd Regiment at Noemfoer, 2 July 1944 Off New Guinea, the resistance on Biak and Noemfoor Islands was crushed as 2,000 paratroopers of the 503rd jumped and the land forces of the 158th RCT overtook the airfields.  Operation Cyclone was a success.  The 503rd A/B would […]

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