The World War II Photo of the Week
for 22 April 2002
|Going Amphibious ...
A quarter-ton 4x4 truck being waterproofed at Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation (Virginia) prior to being loaded on a transport for amphibious driving overseas. Spark plugs, ignition coil, carburetor, and distributor are all being enameled with water-proof compound. Left, Pvt, W. B. Jones, Lebanon, Mo.; right, Pvt. Melvin R. Juniper, Kepper County, Mo. These men came from Camp Pickett and were stationed at Camp Hill. Photo taken May 11, 1943, from the U.S. Army Signal Corps Photographic Collection.