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80-G-54600 Salerno Invasion, 1943

Photo #: 80-G-54600  Salerno Invasion, 1943
Title: Salerno Invasion, 1943
Description: Troops bringing artillery ashore at Salerno in September 1943. The military policeman (MP) in the foreground is ducking from a near-by German shell hit. The LCVP is from USS James O'Hara (APA-90). Note the use of chicken wire to stabilize the beach sand. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-54600
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