Preparing for the battle.
Moving into place I.
Some troops were lucky. They got to ride instead of march.
The Axis prepares.
The battle begins.
Mortar fire from a defensive position.
The first Allied casualty.
The Medic running to help.
The attack continues.
The defensive line moves back.
An aggressive stance
Armored vehicles join the attack.
The aggressors press the attack
Attack by heavier weapons
And the Axis wins the first battle (but we all know that one battle does not win the war).
Ammunition in the back of a jeep
Driver's helmet and goggles
Personal gear - canteen, knife, ammo pouches, and first aid kit.
Allied messenger's bicycle.
On this rainy morning campfires like this were one of the most popular things around.
Lanterns near the hospital tent.
The war correspondent's work area
Jerry cans could be used for water, fuel, or any other liquid (but not interchangably).
One of the Allies kitchen tents.