Approaching Italy

aboard LST
warm sun, music, and smooth sea
calmed our doubt and fears

Approaching Italy | October 1943

Approaching Italy

Sailing across the Mediterranean in convoy, it took us several days aboard this American LST to reach the naval port of Taranto on the instep of the boot of Italy. We slept in our ambulances and ate good old U.S. Navy food. It was a smooth and comparatively luxurious crossing.

Fragments of Peace in a World at War