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SC 181098 Salerno Operation, 1944

Salerno Operation, 1944
Title: Salerno Operation, 1944
Caption: Trucks and troops of the 45th infantry division being loaded on LSTs and LCIs in preparation for the Salerno Invasion. Taken at Palermo, Sicily. Identifiable ships are -L-r- HMS LST-425, USS LCI -235, USS LCI -95, and USS LCI -220.
Description: Note barrage balloon at left, large number of bolt-action Springfield rifles present, and African American Troops aboard LCI-220.
Catalog #: SC 181098
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Stoen
Original Date: Sat, Sep 04, 1943
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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