THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
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Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9-10 July 1943: Silhouetted by the sun, the SS ULSTER MONARCH, a transport carrying commando troops, entering Augusta harbour under fire from shore batteries. Commando troops can be seen in their landing craft going towards the harbour boom in the setting sun, photograph taken from the destroyer NUBIAN. HM destroyers had engaged shore batteries and machine gun posts at the entrance to the harbour.
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