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Today in World War II History—May 21, 1942

US F-5 photo reconnaissance aircraft and C-47 cargo planes at Amchitka in Aleutian Islands, 7 May 1942

US F-5 photo reconnaissance aircraft and C-47 cargo planes at Amchitka in Aleutian Islands, 7 May 1942

75 Years Ago—May 21, 1942: Japanese land in Leyte Gulf in Philippines, and occupy Leyte and Samar.

North Pacific Force established under Rear Adm. Robert Theobald for all US Army and Navy and Canadian forces in Alaska area.