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2013-01-12 -Obits-
Lake Garda for 10th Mtn WWII missing close to being found.
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Posted by Water Modem 2013-01-12 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6462 views ]  Top

#1 Any hopes are futile, maybe a few bones, but not likely.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-12 01:49||   2013-01-12 01:49|| Front Page Top

#2 Depends on water temp, oxygen, whether the vehicle is closed up. Article doesn't say but if it was a DUCW (The DUKW (colloquially known as Duck)) then not much chance as it is usually an open cargo compartment.
Posted by tipover 2013-01-12 03:00||   2013-01-12 03:00|| Front Page Top

#3 Everybody comes home. One way or another, everybody comes home.
Don't know of any other amphibious trucks besides the DUKW. Rode in one at Wisconsin Dells. Each vehicle is named after one or another amphibious invasion. Can't see them in a storm for long, especially loaded down with what you need to fight for very long. OTOH, is Lake Garda big enough to generate dangerous waves?
Posted by Richard Aubrey  2013-01-12 10:11||   2013-01-12 10:11|| Front Page Top

#4 Additional
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-12 10:19||   2013-01-12 10:19|| Front Page Top

#5 Some of my dad's buddies were in those Dukws. He was in a field hospital at the time. BTW.. it was a sudden storm and fire from 88s. War in Italy ended a few days after.
Posted by Water Modem 2013-01-12 17:11||   2013-01-12 17:11|| Front Page Top

#6 Last 6 in the UK, thousands were made.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-12 17:56||   2013-01-12 17:56|| Front Page Top

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