Sicily Invasion Convoy, USS Nelson, DD-623; USS Philadelphia, CL-41; USS Leonard Wood, APA-12, in World War II.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1943, June Duration:3 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Filmed from the Destroyer USS Nelson, DD-623, during the convoy for the Allied invasion of Sicily, in World War 2. A Baltimore class cruiser is seen on the horizon. The USS Nelson's bow at speed cutting through heavy seas. Officers viewing ahead with binoculars. Signalmen manning a light. A Baltimore class light cruiser in front of the sun on the horizon. Closeup of the stern of the light cruiser USS Philadelphia, CL-41, with crew performing calisthenics. Closeup of the starboard aft quarter of the attack transport USS Leonard Wood, APA-12.
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