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American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942

Caption   American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   4700-01 A 12661
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Photos on Same Day 8 Nov 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 14 May 2008
Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
14 Apr 2011 05:52:47 PM

My father was in that battle
2. Penni says:
14 Apr 2019 05:21:39 AM

The picture of the soldiers on the landing craft hants me. Right in the middle there is a young boy who appears to be way younger than the others,in fact he looks like a very young kid. Also he is the exact image of my grandson.Would love to find the names of these men.
3. Kesia Milner says:
13 Jun 2019 08:06:00 AM

My son looks identical to the boy in the center! Here's a side by side comparison. I'd love to find the names of the soldiers on this mission and see if there's a possible relation. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10219526951429165&set=a.2154890876581&type=3&eid=ARDZS4KEZRYRJBkH8BV7eTDiztZqGEz762xVp42z8IHJJU88tvA74OSfxvR28R417cYdhJanBZkWgRfu
4. Anonymous says:
17 Jun 2019 05:16:15 PM

It's a shame that propagandists are trying to pass this off as a D-Day image.

https://gop-tea-pub.tumblr.com/post/185412682972/this-is-one-of-the-most-amazing-photos-of-the

https://www.michigan-sportsman.com/forum/threads/d-day.651739/#post-7472609

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByX8Ik4lmcT
5. Alice Dzimier says:
28 Jun 2019 01:55:38 PM

Is there any way to find out the name of the medic in this picture? He looks a lot like my father

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