Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Military personnel in their skivvies getting measured for uniforms (?) during the Army-Navy Maneuvers that took place off the coast of Southern California at the end of 1946. The goal of the war games was to practice two maneuvers: Operation Mountain Goat, an amphibious landing designed to dislodge "enemy" troops, and Operation Oilskin, a landing to cut off "enemy" communications. The Army, Navy, and Marine Corps aircrafts participated in the exercise. Text from original nitrate sleeve: US Army-Navy Maneuvers off the coast of southern California; (Equipment and group shots); A-6(b) Bazooka gun and riflemen; A-2(a) "P.W.'s" at Beachead; (b)A-8 Amtracks smashing barbed wire; (a)A-17 Aggressor troops gather for briefing; A-18 Same as above; A-22 Signaling Beachmaster; A-23 Shore party command post (Green Beach); (a)A-5 Same as above; A-17 " " "; A-7 Beachead; A-15 LCI's landing; A-11 Same as above; A-26 Amtracks, LCP's on Beachead; A-9 LSM 222 landing troops; A-6 LSM 222 & LCP's landing troops.
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