Private (PVT) Edward Laudansky, a Signal Corps photographer, pistol in hand, investigates one of the numerous native huts around Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Red Beach (Makin Islands, Gilbert). 165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division.
Left front view of the US Army M18 tank destroyer of the 827th Tank Destroyer Battalion, which bears a striking resemblance to German armored equipment. It mounts a 76mm gun and a .50 caliber air cooled machine gun; speed (road) is 55 mph; radial...
WAR DEPARTMENT TECHNICAL MANUAL
LITTLEFORD MODEL 84-HD-3
SERIES P, R, S
WAR DEPARTMENT APRIL 1943
WASHINGTON 25, D. C., 9 April 1943
TM 5-1154 is published for...
COVERING CONTENTS OF COMPONENTS OF END ITEM (COEI),
BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII),
AND ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZATION LIST (AAL)
TRACTOR, FULL TRACKED
The German experiences in African desert warfare are made unique by the fact that the command and the troops were faced with a mission in no way either planned or prepared, and they entered into it completely without prior prejudices. The...