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Landing Operations-Trucks Unloading From the U.S.S. MIDDLETON

Unloading equipment and men from the deck of a ship
Description: Painting, Oil on Board; by William F. Draper; 1942; Framed Dimension 20H X 24W
Accession #: 88-189-AL
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On arrival in Constantine harbor, Amchitka, USS Middleton sends forth waves of landing boats. Here soldiers await their turn to disembark while the unloading of the ship begins. Approaching the beach in the distance are the landing boats jammed with anxious soldiers alert for possible Japanese resistance on the barren shore. 

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