USS Maryland BB-46 was torpedoed while anchored off Saipan during the assault on that island. The Type 91 aerial torpedo narrowly missed the similarly anchored USS Pennsylvania BB-38 and struck the port side of Maryland's bow, blasting a hole through and out the starboard side. The Navy promptly ceased anchoring in un-secured areas until the Okinawa campaign...when the Pennsylvania was torpedoed in the stern while at anchor.
JAPANESE MURDER SIKH PRISONERS: CAPTURED ATROCITY PICTURES, C. 17 SEPTEMBER 1945. This set of four atrocity pictures was found among Japanese records when British troops entered Singapore. The pictures clearly show the inhuman brutality practised by the Japanese upon their helpless prisoners. Japanese soldiers shooting Sikh prisoners who are sitting blindfolded in a rough semi-circle about 20 yards away.
Phillipines. Clark Air Base was originally established as Fort Stotsenburg in Sapang Bato, Angeles City in 1903 under control of the U.S. Army. A portion of Fort Stotsenburg was officially set aside for the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps and named Clark Field in September 1919 (after Harold M. Clark).