Activities of the Seabees during Allied invasion of Sicily, in World War II. Seabees lash sections of floating causeway to LST. Allied troops landing on the beach of Sicily shores between Licata and Gela. Seabees install floating causeway from LST to the beach. A bulldozer goes from the LST to the beach over the causeway. "Enemy" Italian troops volunteer to help with the unloading. German stuka dive bombers attack the allied beachhead and destroy an LST. Sherman tanks reach the beachhead from other LSTs using the floating causeways. Vehicles, artillery, and troops move ashore over the causeways.
A United States invasion convoy off the coast of Licata for the invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. A PC (Coastal Patrol ship) dead in water. Landing crafts in the water near Licata beach. Shell bursts on a hill and in the sea. A signalman sends blinker signal from a destroyer. Stern wake of the DD (destroyer). A Light Cruiser underway.
Allied invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. Ships off the coast of Sicily. An LST (Landing ship Tank) burns due to enemy bombing. Smoke envelopes it completely. Wrecked landing crafts at a beach. Vehicles move on the beach in the foreground. Wrecked German railroad guns. The area around Licata harbor. Allied soldiers march ahead into a town.
U.S. Navy convoy in the ocean and a Landing Ship Tank approaching a beach in Sicily, Italy during World War II. The ocean water. Three vessels underway in the ocean. A fleet of vessels underway in the water. The vessels fire salvos. A U.S. Landing Ship Tank. American soldiers on the deck of the Landing Ship Tank. The ship approaches Licata Beach. Several American soldiers and jeeps on the beach.
United States amphibious landings on Licata for the invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. A LST (Landing Ship Tank) underway. A beach in the background. A landing craft underway. U.S. troops man torpedo tubes on the deck of a DD (destroyer). LSTs underway. Stern wake of the DD. A U.S. soldier looks at the setting sun through binoculars.
A United States invasion convoy off the coast of Licata for the invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. Smoke rises from shell bursts on a hill in the background. A landing craft underway. An LST (Landing Ship Tank) burns. A DD (destroyer) lays a smoke screen. A gun crew looks for enemy aircraft. Landing crafts and LCTs (Landing Craft Tank) underway. A sun set as seen from a ship.