Unknown (of yet) World War II Servicemen from Peoria, Illinois, R&R time in the Lake Lugano Area. Lake Lugano is a glacial lake which is situated on the border between southern Switzerland and Northern Italy, staying at the Park Hotel, Alpenhof in Switzerland and Adler Hotel & Erica Schweizerhof in Lugano, Switzerland. The servicemen were with the logistical unit of ADSEC or ADSEC/COMZ (Technical Corporals and Sergeants), "The Advance Section, Communications Zone", European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA), 1944 to 1945. ADSEC was responsible supplying the advancing army, with ordnance and munitions; operated field hospitals, and supplied the front-lines with much needed blood, they also provided transportation of oil and gas, and were instrumental in the detail supply planning for Normandy. (Recovered from fused and water-damaged 120 and 135 roll film) | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos