Title: Hilary Schwarz Photo Collection
Description: Photo album related to the naval service of MoM1 George Schwarz during WWII, specifically in North Africa, Europe, and the Philippines. The ship that Schwarz served aboard when the photographs were taken is not identified, though it is likely part of the North African campaign. Locations noted include Carthage, Tunisia; Bizerte, Tunisia; Tunis, Tunisia; Karouba, Algeria; Oran, Algeria (harbor) – group and liberty photos, as well as damaged cities (buildings in rubble), city scenes, and local villagers. Additional subjects in Africa include tent camps at unknown locations; Quonset huts in Karobua; scenes of local military and US military at Karouba; SC-771 docked at Karouba (as well as many other LCI and LST craft); unidentified airfield; damaged assault craft; crowds of sailors at the Bob Hope Show in Africa (specific location not noted); . Images from Europe include LCI-194 at Elba; LCT-501 in southern France (with kite balloon overhead); and group photos of Schwarz with fellow sailors. Images in the Philippines include locations at Samar, village and city scenes; local villagers; and tent encampments.
Donor: CAPT Hilary Schwarz (Ret.)
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Format: Black & white photographs
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