7th Infantry Division soldiers coming ashore with amphibious M4 Sherman tanks outfitted with exhaust extensions on Enubuj Island, Kwajalein Atoll in February 1944

Gift of George Gottschalk, from the Collection of The National WWII Museum
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7th Infantry Division soldiers coming ashore with amphibious M4 Sherman tanks outfitted with exhaust extensions. 'W-CPA-44-106-O. 2/1. Ellner. Medium tanks coming ashore, Enubuj Island, Kwajalein Atoll. 7th Div.' Signal Corps Photograph. Photographer: Ellner. 1 February 1944

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$120.00
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Donor: 
Mr. George Gottschalk
Accession Number: 
2011.075.022
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Branch: 
US Army
Theater of Service: 
Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO)
Unit: 
7th Infantry Division
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Topical Subjects: 
Amphibious vehicles--American--Kwajalein
Tanks (Military science)--American--Kwajalein
Soldiers--American--Kwajalein
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Collection of photographs from the service of Brigadier General LeRoy J. Stewart, 7th Infantry Division, Commander of the 76th Field Artillery Battalion, and Chief of Staff who participated in the Aleutian Islands Campaign and Kwajalein invasion. Stewart was on the US Equestrian Team and participated in the 1932 Olympics. Graduated from the Citadel and West Point. Assumed command of the Field Artillery Battalion in the Aleutians. He later served as Commanding General and Artillery Officer on Kwajelein, Phillipines and Okinawa. He retired in 1951. Deceased January 1983.