Every year during my dad long life he always said on Nov 20, " I know where I was on this day in 1943". He talked about the steak and eggs breakfast and getting his equipment ready before he got in the landing craft with Lt. Alan G Leslie and his squad of combat engineers heading for the long pier.
This was one of the questions we asked.Mostly they had duties to perform. The military is good at giving yiu something to occupy your mind and hands. As in most operations the Marines, too nervous to ... more