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24th Division mounts attack on Breakneck Ridge known for its deceptive terrain of logs, trench lines, and spider holes on Leyte.

24-ID-Leyte-Philippines-(Source Australian War Memorial)
Pfc. Henry J. Latanski of the U.S. 24th Infantry Division is credited with shooting 25 enemy soldiers with his BAR during the Japanese attack of October 21, 1944 on Leyte Island, Philippines.