African American army musicians and Itlaian girl look at sheet music by Puccini in Italy on 10 December 1944.
10. Photograph. Four African American army musicians looking at sheet music by the Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. Â“10 Dec 44. 5/MM-44-31396. Fifth Army, Torre Del Lago Puccini, Italy. A group of four talented American soldier musicians, members of the 92nd Division Orchestra, escorted by a youthful Italian girl, are looking at music scores by Giacomo Puccini, ItalyÂ’s famous composer, during their visit to the Puccini shrine and tomb. L-R: Pfc. Henry O. Penn and his brother T/4 Marshall M. Penn, both from 1017 Oakland Ave., Ann Arbor, Mich.[Michigan]; T/5 Samuel C. Hicks, Jr., 708 W. Marquette Ave., Albuquerque, N. Mex. [New Mexico]; and Pfc. Henry H. Rosser, 130 Louisiana Ave., Trenton, N.J. [New Jersey]. Photo by Yaskell. 3131 Signal Service Co.Â” Torre Del Lago, Italy. 10 December 1944