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Diagram of the early DUKW from the US Army Service ManualEarly DUKW engaged in training, United States, 1940-1944
Diagram of the early DUKW from the US Army Service ManualEarly DUKW engaged in training, United States, 1940-1944
Cutaway view of the four power trains of the DUKW: front drive wheels, rear drive wheels, propeller, rear winchDUKW being swamped in heavy surf, date unknown
Cutaway view of the four power trains of the DUKW: front drive wheels, rear drive wheels, propeller, rear winchDUKW being swamped in heavy surf, date unknown
Older DUKW of HQ Company of US Army Amphibious Training Center loaded with troops during training exercise, date unknown; note straight windscreen and manual bilge pump on foredeck next to shovelUS Army DUKW transporting an artillery piece, date unknown; note splash guard mounted on front and the lack of driver
Older DUKW of HQ Company of US Army Amphibious Training Center loaded with troops during training exercise, date unknown; note straight windscreen and manual bilge pump on foredeck next to shovelUS Army DUKW transporting an artillery piece, date unknown; note splash guard mounted on front and the lack of driver
Dash of a DUKW, post May 1943US Army DUKW loaded with oil drums coming ashore at Gela, Sicily, Italy, Jul 1943
Dash of a DUKW, post May 1943US Army DUKW loaded with oil drums coming ashore at Gela, Sicily, Italy, Jul 1943
General Bernard Montgomery of UK 8th Army in Sicily, Italy, Jul or Aug 1943; note Willys MB and two GMC DUKW vehiclesWith LST-1 in background, US Army Engineers hauled a roll of wire mesh into position to make a beach roadway, Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943
General Bernard Montgomery of UK 8th Army in Sicily, Italy, Jul or Aug 1943; note Willys MB and two GMC DUKW vehiclesWith LST-1 in background, US Army Engineers hauled a roll of wire mesh into position to make a beach roadway, Salerno, Italy, Sep 1943
African-American soldiers of a port battalion of the US 5th Army unloading supplies at the beach at Salerno, Italy, 18 Sep 1943; note DUKW in center and fresh water cans marked with Loaded US Army DUKW shoving off from stores ship, date unknown
African-American soldiers of a port battalion of the US 5th Army unloading supplies at the beach at Salerno, Italy, 18 Sep 1943; note DUKW in center and fresh water cans marked with 'W'Loaded US Army DUKW shoving off from stores ship, date unknown
US Army DUKW landing on a beach with troops, date unknown; note M1 Garand riflesUS Army DUKW moving through a flooded town, the Netherlands, 1944
US Army DUKW landing on a beach with troops, date unknown; note M1 Garand riflesUS Army DUKW moving through a flooded town, the Netherlands, 1944
US Army Lieutenant General Mark Clark posing with his brigade commanders in front of a DUKW, 1944US Army troops taking cover in a DUKW as they approached a hostile beach, date unknown; note tips of M1 Garand rifles
US Army Lieutenant General Mark Clark posing with his brigade commanders in front of a DUKW, 1944US Army troops taking cover in a DUKW as they approached a hostile beach, date unknown; note tips of M1 Garand rifles
US Army DUKWs landing under fire on the beaches of Anzio, Italy, 22 Jan 1944US Army DUKWs on the beach at Anzio, Italy, 15 Apr 1944.
US Army DUKWs landing under fire on the beaches of Anzio, Italy, 22 Jan 1944US Army DUKWs on the beach at Anzio, Italy, 15 Apr 1944.
DUKWs lining up in a forest in preparation for Normandy invasion, England, United Kingdom, May 1944DUKWs on the beach at Selsey, West Sussex, England prior to the Normandy invasion, May 1944. Note components of the artificial Mulberry Harbors in the background awaiting deployment.
DUKWs lining up in a forest in preparation for Normandy invasion, England, United Kingdom, May 1944DUKWs on the beach at Selsey, West Sussex, England prior to the Normandy invasion, May 1944. Note components of the artificial Mulberry Harbors in the background awaiting deployment.

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