3 results found for: Booby Traps

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WATKINS, Tasker (#256)

…Frank Wootton © IWM Art.IWM ART LD 4756 Watkins’s company had to cross open cornfields containing a number of booby traps, and while doing so came under heavy machine-gun fire from posts in the corn, as well as being targeted by an 88mm gun. When heavy casualties slowed the advance…

BRIDGE, John (#154)

…charges. Using an improvised pulley and block system, the charges were carefully lifted out of the water and laid on the wharf. Inspection of the cylinders revealed a clockwork device, a detonator, primer and a large main charge. After 28 dives on to the booby-trapped groups, all the charges were…

ISON, Paul E (#291)

…and mines and tank traps along the rough trails. Before evening the 381st Infantry had pushed through Shimabuku but had been stopped by enemy opposition in and around Momobaru. After a sharp fight the 383d Infantry took a hill just south of Momobaru, and with the help of an air…

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