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Both carriers had launched again at 1430. This time the planes from USS Valley Forge (CV-45) did useful work on the 25th Division front, destroying much of the town of Haman, burning trucks on the road nearby, and flattening an enemy-occupied ridge west of the town. But USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) group again failed to find a controller and was obliged to seek its own targets along the river.