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158th Regimental Combat Team

Photos taken by soldiers in the unit during Japanese occupation
 at the end of World War II
and by a war zone photographer in the Philippines.


War zone photos
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The big gun was captured by the Japanese when they first took the Philippines.
It was re-captured during the beachhead by the 158th RCT

Taken during Occupation of Japan

The closest Jim came to having a dress uniform.
 1945 - Japan


These occupation photos were taken by one of the fellows in the Unit.   They were very small prints.
 He gave a set to several of his fellow soldiers.