4.30.2004
ENLARGE THE PHOTO
Amphibious Trio

Associated Press wire photo, dated February 22, 1944

A U.S. Marine Corps "water buffalo" (center) speeds between a pair of amphibious jeeps (aka GPA Amphibians, foreground) and two amphibious trucks (aka DUKWs, background) as they wait beside a transport preparing to unload assault troops for the attack on Parry Island, Eniwetok Atoll, in the Marshall Islands group.

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