Pilots assigned to Piper cub airplanes pose for group picture aboard LST (Landing Ship, Tank) in Italy during World War II
Italy Date:1944 Duration:2 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Pre-invasion at start of the Italian Campaign. Group of pilots assigned to piper cub airplanes pose on deck of a Landing Ship Tank (LST) in World War 2. Top row, first two shown from left are Pilots Dutch Shultz and Fred Boucher. Pilot, Lieutenant Dutch Schultz, poses in cockpit of his airplane. Boucher's Piper L-4, "Sad Sack 3" with Buzz letters BE is seen behind. Cub planes parked on deck of the LST. ( Among those seen are Cub planes with Buzz letters BD and BB.) Crewmen ease Cub BE down a steel ramp. View of Cub airplanes parked on both sides of improvised flight deck on the LST.
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