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Backing into the Bow of an LST [Landing Ship, Tank] Bound for Italy

Backing into the Bow of an LST [Landing Ship, Tank] Bound for Italy Photo: John C. Cobb, courtesy AFS Archives, NY.
It took us several days aboard this American LST (Landing Ship, Tank) to reach Taranto Port (on the heel) of Italy. We slept in our ambulances and ate good old U.S. Navy food. It was a smooth and uneventful crossing. Location: Port of Tripoli, North Africa, At Night.
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  • Creation Date: 1943 October 4
  • Creator: Cobb, John Candler, II, 1919-
  • When: WWII
  • Category of People: WWII Driver
  • Subject: Italy, October 1943-January 1944