The 458th Transportation Corps was created on 2 June, 1943 as the 458th Amphibian truck Company. The unit operated modified 2 1/2 ton trucks that had the ability to travel on land or water. DUKW's provided valuable support during World War II, particularly at Omaha Beach on D-Day. The 458th participated in the Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns, earning the French Croix de Guerre. Richard E. Leibel was an original member of ...
By Richard E. Leibel
Paperback: 140 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (May 11, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3165609
Format: PDF Text djvu book
A good first hand report, a personal view of well known battles and a good feel for what life was like in the WW II army.