Army MGen Maxwell Murray and VAdm Aubrey Fitch at the Luganville Airfield at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides awaiting first lady Eleanor Roosevelt on her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. She is flanked by VAdm Aubrey Fitch and MGen Maxwell Murray.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt visiting combat wounded in a United States Navy field hospital at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt, center, upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. Vice-Admiral Aubrey Fitch is to her left.
Army MGen Maxwell Murray and VAdm Aubrey Fitch at the Luganville Airfield at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides awaiting first lady Eleanor Roosevelt on her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. She is flanked by VAdm Aubrey Fitch and MGen Maxwell Murray.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt visiting combat wounded in a United States Navy field hospital at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt, center, upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. Vice-Admiral Aubrey Fitch is to her left.
HMS Royal Sovereign underway off Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 14 Sep 1943LCT-222 landed a jeep onto Salerno beach, Italy, Sep 1943; note LST-1 in backgroundLieutenant General Millard Harmon, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Admiral William Halsey in New Caledonia, 14 Sep 1943LST-1 landing troops onto a beach near Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943
HMS Royal Sovereign underway off Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 14 Sep 1943LCT-222 landed a jeep onto Salerno beach, Italy, Sep 1943; note LST-1 in backgroundLieutenant General Millard Harmon, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Admiral William Halsey in New Caledonia, 14 Sep 1943LST-1 landing troops onto a beach near Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943
LST-1 landing US Army jeeps onto a beach near Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943LST-1 landing US Army trucks and field guns onto a beach near Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943United States Navy Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch walking with Eleanor Roosevelt during the first lady’s tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides.US troops at the Second Temple of Hera, Paestum, Italy, mid-Sep 1943
LST-1 landing US Army jeeps onto a beach near Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943LST-1 landing US Army trucks and field guns onto a beach near Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943United States Navy Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch walking with Eleanor Roosevelt during the first lady’s tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides.US troops at the Second Temple of Hera, Paestum, Italy, mid-Sep 1943
USS Burrfish officers during the commissioning ceremony, 14 Sep 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 1 of 2.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 2 of 2.With LST-1 in background, US Army Engineers hauled a roll of wire mesh into position to make a beach roadway, Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943
USS Burrfish officers during the commissioning ceremony, 14 Sep 1943USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 1 of 2.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 2 of 2.With LST-1 in background, US Army Engineers hauled a roll of wire mesh into position to make a beach roadway, Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943


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