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Crew being briefed for Sicily on USS Buck (DD-420)

Crew being briefed for Sicily on USS Buck (DD-420)

Crew being briefed for Sicily on USS Buck (DD-420)

Here we see an officer briefing the crew of the Sims class destroyer USS Buck (DD-420) about Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily. The officer is carrying a map showing part of the south coast of the island, presumably the sector the Buck was to operate off.