African-American soldiers of a port battalion of the US 5th Army unloading supplies at the beach at Salerno, Italy, 18 Sep 1943; note DUKW in center and fresh water cans marked with 'W'

Caption   African-American soldiers of a port battalion of the US 5th Army unloading supplies at the beach at Salerno, Italy, 18 Sep 1943; note DUKW in center and fresh water cans marked with 'W' ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 18 Sep 1943
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 5 Mar 2010



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1. Andrew says:
27 Mar 2010 05:31:17 PM

My grandfather served in a port battalion on Utah Beach and in Antwerp:
http://www.519thportbn.com/
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