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Boat Minesweeping Unit – Bizerte, Tunisia – Summer 1944

Six young USN reserve officers and one hundred young sailors gathered at a boat dock in Bizerte, Tunisia in early summer of 1944. They were told they were going to learn to sweep German mines with shallow draft 36′ boats designated as Landing … Continue reading

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