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82nd Airborne load a 75mm howitzer into a CG-4A Troop Glider during training at Oujda, French Morocco, North Africa a month before the Sicily invasion, Jun 11 1943.Allied Forces come ashore during the invasion of Sicily, July 1943.  Note the Universal Carrier.Lieutenant General Omar Bradley aboard USS Ancon, off Scoglitti, Sicily, Italy, Jul 1943Rear Admiral Alan Kirk aboard USS Ancon, off Scoglitti, Sicily, Italy, Jul 1943
82nd Airborne load a 75mm howitzer into a CG-4A Troop Glider during training at Oujda, French Morocco, North Africa a month before the Sicily invasion, Jun 11 1943.Allied Forces come ashore during the invasion of Sicily, July 1943. Note the Universal Carrier.Lieutenant General Omar Bradley aboard USS Ancon, off Scoglitti, Sicily, Italy, Jul 1943Rear Admiral Alan Kirk aboard USS Ancon, off Scoglitti, Sicily, Italy, Jul 1943
Troop transport USS Susan B. Anthony (converted luxury liner) in Mers-el-Kebir, Oran, Algeria preparing for the invasion of Sicily, 5 Jul 1943. Note LCVP landing craft hanging from her davits and stowed on her foredeck.M4 Sherman tanks being loaded onto LSTs for Operation Husky, PÍcherie, Bizerte, Tunisia, 7 Jul 1943American troops landing on Sicily, 10 Jul 1943Crew of M4 Sherman tank
Troop transport USS Susan B. Anthony (converted luxury liner) in Mers-el-Kebir, Oran, Algeria preparing for the invasion of Sicily, 5 Jul 1943. Note LCVP landing craft hanging from her davits and stowed on her foredeck.M4 Sherman tanks being loaded onto LSTs for Operation Husky, PÍcherie, Bizerte, Tunisia, 7 Jul 1943American troops landing on Sicily, 10 Jul 1943Crew of M4 Sherman tank 'Eternity' checking the tank after landing at Red Beach 2, Sicily, 10 Jul 1943
George Patton at a beach in Sicily, Italy, 10 Jul 1943Landing scene on Red Beach at Gela, Sicily, 10 Jul 1943; note LCI(L)-220 at left, a LCM from USS Bellatrix, two LCVPs, and a jeepLCVP landing craft suspended from a transportLCVPs from APAs Barnett and Monrovia unloaded supplies onto the beach near Gela, Sicly, 10 Jul 1943; note LST-344 and LST-338 in background
George Patton at a beach in Sicily, Italy, 10 Jul 1943Landing scene on Red Beach at Gela, Sicily, 10 Jul 1943; note LCI(L)-220 at left, a LCM from USS Bellatrix, two LCVPs, and a jeepLCVP landing craft suspended from a transport's davits, off the Gela invasion beaches, 10 Jul 1943; note LCM of APA Oberon in backgroundLCVPs from APAs Barnett and Monrovia unloaded supplies onto the beach near Gela, Sicly, 10 Jul 1943; note LST-344 and LST-338 in background
LST-4 off the beaches of Gela, Sicily, 10 Jul 1943. Note the LCVPs suspended from her davits and note the LCVPís peculiar spoonbill bow that was so instrumental to the boatís success.Men of the British Highland Division unloading stores on a landing beach on the opening day of the invasion of Sicily, 10 Jul 1943American transport SS Robert Rowan exploding after being hit by German Ju 88 bombers, Gela, Sicily, at about 1550 to 1555 hours on 11 Jul 1943George Patton in Gela, Sicily, Italy, mid-Jul 1943
LST-4 off the beaches of Gela, Sicily, 10 Jul 1943. Note the LCVPs suspended from her davits and note the LCVPís peculiar spoonbill bow that was so instrumental to the boatís success.Men of the British Highland Division unloading stores on a landing beach on the opening day of the invasion of Sicily, 10 Jul 1943American transport SS Robert Rowan exploding after being hit by German Ju 88 bombers, Gela, Sicily, at about 1550 to 1555 hours on 11 Jul 1943George Patton in Gela, Sicily, Italy, mid-Jul 1943
US Army Private George Katere, Private First Class William Mosa, and Private First Class Jessie Hampton posing with Sicilian civilians, Italy, 11 Jul 1943USS Boise firing on armor forces near Gela, Sicily, Italy as LST-325, full of US Army trucks, approached the landing beaches, 11 Jul 1943American soldiers looking at a dead German pilot and his wrecked aircraft near Gela, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jul 1943Grave of the first American casualty on the beach near Gela during the invasion of Sicily, Italy, 12 Jul 1943
US Army Private George Katere, Private First Class William Mosa, and Private First Class Jessie Hampton posing with Sicilian civilians, Italy, 11 Jul 1943USS Boise firing on armor forces near Gela, Sicily, Italy as LST-325, full of US Army trucks, approached the landing beaches, 11 Jul 1943American soldiers looking at a dead German pilot and his wrecked aircraft near Gela, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jul 1943Grave of the first American casualty on the beach near Gela during the invasion of Sicily, Italy, 12 Jul 1943

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