Invasion Preparations - Philippine Islands

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October 16, 1944 - Major General Charles F. Stivers, US Army, and Lt. Colonel J. McMicking (standing), US Army Air Force, on the bridge of the USS BUSH enroute to invade the Philippines.

The barrels of the #42 Twin-40MM gun are visible. Both the #42 and #41 Twin 40MM guns were situated just forward (and below) the bridge.

Army Officers on Bridge

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