United States Navy
WW II Naval war time experiences
George Fortune volunteered for service in the United States Navy, signing up in February 1942, on leaving college at the age of twenty 22 . ...
The LCTR 439 and D Day
While waiting for the delivery of 12 new LCT(R)s George remembers "With Elmer's (my captain’s ) permission and the cooperation of t...
1944 Bizerte, S France
Bizerte, Algiers then Naples. "" In June of 1944 after the invasion, 9 of our rocket ship flotilla went to Bizerte in Algiers, a...
1944 Little Creek...LSMR 408
1944 after Normandy and southern France George came home for 3 weeks after both invasions "It was good to see Mother and Dad and all t...
1945 to San Diego "We went through the Panama Canal to San Diego two ships at a time, the LSMR 407 and 408. The LSMR 407 in the le...
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