The retaking of Corregidor Island
Paratroopers from the 317th Troop Carrier Group exit a Douglas C-47 Skytrain “Jungle Skipper” over Corregidor Island, Philippines, Feb. 16, 1945. Taking small arms and anti-aircraft artillery fire on every pass, each C-47made, on average, three passes across their respective drop zone before all of their 20-22 paratroopers were able to make the jump. (Courtesy photo)

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Photo by: Brian Smith |  VIRIN: 190213-F-XX000-0006.GIF