February 1, 2018

Soldier Rests in Barrio Sulok during a Lull in the Fighting 1945

A US Army soldier rests in Barrio Sulok during a lull in the fighting, 1945.  Image source:  United States National Archives.
A US Army soldier rests in Barrio Sulok during a lull in the fighting, 1945.  Image source:  United States National Archives.
Date Taken: 9 April 1945

Original Caption: Private James Harper of Hanford California, a member of Company G, 187th Regiment, 11th Airborne Division, Sulac, Batangas, Luzon, P.I. (for Philippine Islands), rests beside a dud para-bomb, during the lull in the fighting.

Note to the reader: “Sulac” is Barrio Sulok at the border between the Lipa City and Santo Tomas, known in the present day as Barrio Santa Cruz of Santo Tomas.

Source: United States National Archives. The picture was colorized courtesy of Algorithmia.



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