Document from the Nat'l Archives: During total confusion in the predawn hours, seaman Fred Atchison
talked about the futile efforts to repair engine carburetors with only the illumination of a flashlight:
"It was really difficult, we had to stop so often, that we started to run into one another. The engine oil
heated to the point of repeated breakdown."

Landing Craft Break - Invasion of North Africa 1942-43