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A ‪#‎USArmy‬ Soldier, assigned to 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division and Indian army soldiers train to assault an objective during the U.S. Army Pacific-led Exercise ‪#‎YudhAbhyas‬ 15 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 17, 2015.

Douglas MacArthur lands The Battle of Leyte in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the invasion and conquest of the island of Leyte in the Philippines by American and Filipino guerrilla forces under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, who fought against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Philippines led by General Tomoyuki Yamashita from 17 October to 31 December 1944. The battle launched the Philippines campaign of 1944–45 for the recapture and liberation of the entire…

Actor, T/5 Werner Klemperer US Army (Served 1942-1945) Short Bio: Best remembered as "Col Klink" in TV's "Hogan's Heroes", German born Klemperer served during WWII in the US Army's Special Services Unit which was led by Maurice Evans. He was stationed in Hawaii spending two years touring the Pacific entertaining the troops.

Admiral Raymond Spruance: Victor of Midway

We're related: Admiral Raymond Spruance, hero of The Battle of Midway. Papa's middle name is Spruance!

Tomoyuki Yamashita

1930's Second Sino-Japanese War Postcards : Army War Hero & Manchurian Railways Map to & Draw Attention to & Accuse the Threat of Chinese Army's Encirclement Railways led by Zhang Xueliang ” The international law has been disregarded, and the treaty is about to be violated.” - Japan War Art / vintage antique old Japanese military war art card / Japanese history historic paper material Japan

A NATION HONORS WWII HEROES. In long overdue recognition, Doolittle Tokyo Raiders of WWII are honored with a Congressional Gold Medal. Their tremendous valor and sacrifice at a pivotal point in our military history would turn the tide in the Pacific War. 80 airmen and 16 B-25 bombers led a daring and dangerous air raid over Tokyo, April 18, 1942, in U.S. response to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Jimmy Doolittle (1896 - 1993) Led the first US air raid on the Japanese home islands in World War II by flying B-25 bombers off the deck of a US aircraft carrier, his team of specially trained men was known as "Doolittle's Raiders"

Major General Doolittle

American aviator and military officer James Doolittle (1896 - 1993), wearing his uniform, April 1943. Doolittle led the first aerial raid on Japan in World War II. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)