Southern France Invasion, August 1944 -- DUKW amphibious truck landing on Beach 'Alpha Red' near Cavalaire, France in August 1944. Note transport offshore with barrage balloons overhead.

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July 1943 - Aerial view of burning ships in harbor during the invasion of Sicilly.
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Invasion of Sicily
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Mediterranean, 1943 - "Allied Convoy Sails For Sicily - Vessels of an Allied convoy follow in the wake of an American ship bound for Sicily to supply the Allied troops which drove the Exis from the Italian island in 38 days." No photographer
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Mediterranean Convoy
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Sicily, August 9, 1943 - Pvt. Roy Humphrey of Toledo, Ohio, a member of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division is being given blood plasma by PFC Harvey White after he was wounded by shrapnet. Pvt. Humphrey will later be taken to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital.
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Plasma in WWII
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WACs Land in North Africa
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WACs Land in North Africa
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Southern France Invasion, August 1944 --  Senior Commanders on board USS Catoctin (AGV-5), while en route to the invasion area, 14 August 1944. Present are (l-r): BGen G.P. Saville; MGen A.M. Patch; VAdm Henry Kent Hewitt, Operation Commander; Secretary of the Navy, James Forrestal; RAdm A.G. Lemonnier, French Navy.
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Southern France Invasion commanders - 14249
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Southern France Invasion, August 1944 -- DUKW amphibious truck landing on Beach 'Alpha Red' near Cavalaire, France in August 1944. Note transport offshore with barrage balloons overhead.
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Southern France Invasion
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Southern France, 16 August 1944 - German prisoners of war (mainly Polish conscripts) on board a U.S. Navy LCT, awaiting transfer to a 'Liberty' ship off Southern France.
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Southern France Invasion German POWs-1931
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Southern France Invasion, August 1944 -- Captured German Army and Air Force officers on board a U.S. transport off Southern France, August 1944.
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Navy 1934
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Southern France Invasion, 18 August 1944 - Army DUKW amphibious truck (nicknamed 'Beaufighter') on Beach  'Alpha Red' near Cavalaire, France, 18 August 1944. Note French flag in background and insignia on the DUKW. Also note fenders.
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Southern France Invasion- DUKW - 1937
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Southern France Invasion, August 1944 -- LCTS and LCMS landing supplies on the beach west of St. Rafael on 'D' plus 5, 20 August 1944. LCTs present include LCT-198 and LCT-559. Matted ramp in foreground is for DUCW amphibious trucks.
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Navy 2112
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Southern France Invasion, circa 14 August 1944 - Enlisted men on board USS Catoctin (AGC-5), invasion force flagship, are briefed on the impending operation. Taken en route to the objective area, which is depicted on the large relief map used for the Briefing. Note davits and LCVPs.
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Southern France Invasion - briefing- 14263
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USS Tulagi (CVE-72), 15 August 1944 -- A U.S. Navy F6F 'Hellcat' fighter is waved off during a landing attempt after an air-support mission over Southern France on Operation 'Dragoon' D-Day, 15 August 1944.
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Southern France Invasion, Carrier Landing - 15370
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North African Invasion, Nov 1942 - View taken aboard one of the escort carriers (probably the USS SANTEE) involved in supporting the invasion. Note Operation "TORCH" markings on fuselage stars of aircraft - the yellow surrounds to the national markings.
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Wildcats on SANTEE
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CONVOY TO AFRICA, November 1942 - Sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier enroute to Africa get in some early morning brisk exercise. This little number is called the jumping jack.
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Calisthenics
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August 10, 1943 - Bird's-eyeview of Invasion - seen from almost directly overhead, this is the pattern formed by Allied landing boats on the shores of Sicily during the early days of the invasion.
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Sicily Invasion - Bird's-eye view
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Scoglitti, Sicily, August 2, 1943 - Operating at top speed and with machine-like precision, first U.S. troops ashore near Scogliltti, Sicily, set up anti-aircraft guns, deploy out to fend off Axis counter-attacks. These men debarked from the same type of landing barge as the one landing another squad of invaders in the background.
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Beachhead
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