Based on the letters of Earl Philip Reinhalter (1922-1953). Edited by his son, Earl Philip Reinhalter (1950-).
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Atsugi Airfield, Honshu, Japan
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The municipal government building of San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines in 1945.
Yanks Café - probably newly renamed after U.S. forces drove out the Japs - and shops in San Fernando, Philippines, 1945.
The building on the left appears to be flying the Stars and Stripes from the roof.
Marketplace in Luzon, Philippines, possibly in the city of San Fernando, 1945.
Capitol building of the city of Guagua, Philippines, 1945. Guagua is near San Fernando. The building appears damaged, probably set on fire by the departing Japanese.
Earl at Luzon, Philippines, 1945. He said that he was chewing gum.
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