¶ Over Ormoc on Leyte, icy-eyed Major Richard I. Bong knocked down two
more Japanese fighters, ran his score to 36. ¶ Flying from his
carrier, the Navy's top man, Commander David McCampbell, got two more
over Manila, ran his score to 32. ¶Near Cebu, Major Thomas B.
McGuire, the Army's No. 2 ace in the Pacific, bagged two Jap fighter
bombers, ran his score to 28.
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