National Geographic : 1946 Jan
U.S.Army Signal Corps, Official Yanks Landing at Leyte Enlist Plodding Carabaos for Signal Corps Duty Slung at their sides are heavy spools of field telephone wire for battle-front communications. Docile with their nativemasters, water buffaloes are sometimes hostile to strangers. These willingly follow American lead, but a Filipino goes along. Crews of two tanks confer inthe distance.