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Marines Using Crawler Tractor on Landing Craft | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Marines Using Crawler Tractor on Landing Craft

Marines Using Crawler Tractor on Landing Craft | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
U.S. Marines using an International TD-9 diesel TracTracTor (crawler tractor) with a Bucyrus Erie shovel on an LCM (Landing Craft, Materiel) at Roi during the Marshall Island invasion. Original caption reads: "It carries no guns, but the crawler tractor is a highly important 'weapon of war'." Official U.S. Navy photograph.
DESCRIPTION
U.S. Marines using an International TD-9 diesel TracTracTor (crawler tractor) with a Bucyrus Erie shovel on an LCM (Landing Craft, Materiel) at Roi during the Marshall Island invasion. Original caption reads: "It carries no guns, but the crawler tractor is a highly important 'weapon of war'." Official U.S. Navy photograph.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:12149
Creation Date: 1944
Creator Name:United States. Navy.
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Collection Name:Photo albums, circa 1899-1965
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 7Z, Album 587, pg. 48
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Islands
Marines
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
War work
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Ships
Shorelines
Water
Men
Tractors

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