Atlantic Theater of Operations (ATO)

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William Douglas Lansford was born in July 1922 in Los Angeles. His father was an Anglo from Texas and his mother was a...
After Bougainville William Lansford went back to the United States. He was a high point guy. Back in the United States...
William Lansford was attached to the 27th Regiment [Annotators Note: Headquarters, 27th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine...
Basilone [Annotators Note: Medal of Honor recipient John Basilone] and his guys went ashore in the third wave. William...
To William Lansford all campaigns had goofy things happen. The first time he went out by himself he had been warned of...
When William Lansford was in Iceland he and the other Marines spent their time building their own Quonset huts and...
William Lansford and the other Marine Raider recruits were taken to Jacques Farm where they began their training. The...
The first chance William Lansford and the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion had [Annotators Note: to fight the Japanese] was...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotators Note: 11...
William Lansford took part in the Long Patrol with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on Guadalcanal. Most of the time he...
When William Lansford and the other members of the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion were in New Zealand he was walking down...
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard cutter USS Duane view an explosion from a dropped depth charge. North Atlantic, 17 April...
Photograph. Damaged U.S. Army truck, possibly near Accra, Ghana. 1940s
Photograph. Damaged U.S. Army truck, possibly near Accra, Ghana. 1940s
Photograph. 2650. Local villager carrying a basket, possibly near Accra, Ghana. 1940s
Photograph. Set of buildings, possibly near Accra, Ghana. 1940s
Photograph. U.S. Army soldier posing beside a damaged U.S. Army truck, possibly near Accra, Ghana. 1940s
Photograph. Two U.S. Army soldiers, possibly near Accra, Ghana. Possibly members of the Air Transport Command, 1940s
Photograph. 33. Unknown U.S. Army corporal, possibly near Accra, Ghana. 1940s
View of the Atlantic Ocean from the USS Admiral W. L. Capps (AP-121). 'The ship is heading towards the United States...