The following caption was given to this ‘high flying’ photograph taken on March 29, 1941: “These soldiers go up in the air to prove that the Army’s new quarter ton truck can take it.”
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Two African American sailors standing in front of the USS Mason at the Boston Navy Yard in 1944. The USS Mason (DE-529) was commissioned on March 20, 1944, with a crew of 150 African-American enlisted men and six officers. The vessel was part of the Evarts-class destroyer escort, with the responsibility of providing protection for other naval vessels […]
M29 Weasels, with their wide tracks, made it easier for medics transporting wounded men back from front lines over snow-covered and rough terrain. Here medical personnel of the 307th Airborne Medical Company use a M29 Weasel to evacuate wounded comrades from the Bulge as Airborne troops moved to take Herresbach, Belgium on January 29, 1945.
Leading up to the holiday season, I’m highlighting gift ideas for the history buff on your list! Band of Brothers / The Pacific (Special Edition Gift Set): Amazon “To Hell with Hitler” mug: The National WWII Museum WWII US Navy ships and submarines silk necktie / WWII bomber planes silk necktie: The National WWII Museum “Grow A […]