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The Tunisia Campaign (Battle of Tunisia), November 17, 1942 – May 13, 1943:

  1. A tank-artillery team stands on alert. This kind of unit -- a 105mm. howitzer mounted on a half-track -- has proved a 'winning combination,' according to Army experts, in ground warfare in Tunisia.
  2. Camouflaged American artillery fires on German positions during Allied campaign in North Africa during WWII.
  3. American artillery, World War II, Tunisia, 1943.
  4. Covering two and a half ton truck with net after arrival at ammo dump near front. Ammo is moved to artillery at night. Ammo is 105mm in clover leaf (cluster of 3 shells).
  5. American gun crew in camouflaged emplacement awaiting orders to fire during the desert fighting between German and American forces in the El Guettar Valley, Tunisia, 1943.
  6. 9th Infantry Division’s Field Artillery men in action in Tunisia.


Eliot Elisofon—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images - http://life.time.com/ - http://9thinfantrydivision.net/

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