Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9-10 July 1943: Instructions being signalled to waiting landing craft by semaphore at dawn of the opening day of the invasion of Sicily. One is LCI (L) 124 the other is an unidentified LCT.
RCN - HMC LCI(L)-276
A ' VERY DRAMATIC ' photo from World War Two showing a landing craft gun (medium) (almost certainly LCG (M) 101) crew fighting to save their shell ridden and sinking craft during the landing by Royal Marine commandos on the island of Walcheren at Westkape. Note how everybody is engaged in the effort with no signs of panic when the boat is almost under.
Operation Husky: British Highland Division unloads stores from landing craft tanks (LCTs) near Syracuse, Sicily, 10 July 1943. - See more at: http://ww2today.com/10th-july-1943-the-commandos-seaborne-assault-on-sicily#sthash.O8fCAmZT.dpuf
Landing craft of the Sicily invasion armada setting sail, July 1943
Landing scene on Red Beach at Gela, Sicily, 10 Jul 1943; note LCI(L)-220 at left, a LCM from USS Bellatrix, two LCVPs, and a jeep
US Marines, wounded during the landings at Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, are lifted onto waiting hospital ship, 1943.
Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9-10 July 1943: A tractor comes to the rescue of an armoured vehicle which had stuck in the mud temporarily during the invasion of Sicily, several landing craft can be seen in the background at dawn of the opening day of the invasion.
Allied forces on their way for the invasion of Sicily near port city of Gela. Italy. 1943
US Army DUKW coming ashore at Gela, Sicily, Italy, 1943