Photo #: SC 192818
Mediterranean Invasion Rehersals, July 1944
Allied soldiers and vehicles wait to be loaded prior to a practice landing held near Mondragone, Italy, 31 July 1944.
Note the waterproofing installed on the "Sherman" tanks in the foreground. LCVPs in the center are from USS Oberon (AKA-14). USS LCT-452 is beyond them, in the left center middle distance.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 18 October 2006