LST Off Cape Gloucester


An LST, crammed with men and material for the invasion of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, nears the Japanese-held shore. For a suggestion of the complexity of the Navy’s amphibious operations, see how many different articles you can identify on the deck. (Official U.S. Coast Guard Photograph.)

Source: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin, February 1944.


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