American soldiers chases a turkey near San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy on 17 November 1944.

U.S. Army Signal Corp photograph, Gift in Memory of William F. Caddell, Sr., from the collection of The National World War II Museum
Description: 

6. Photograph. Private Poling chasing turkeys. “17 Nov 44. 5/MM-44-6879. Fifth Army, San Benedetto Area, Italy. Pvt. Kenneth Poling of Van Wert, Ohio demonstrates to Italians how to stalk a turkey true pilgrim style. Photo by Schmidt. (No. 5 of 19 pix series). 3131 Signal Service Co.” Near San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy. 17 November 1944

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$120.00
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Donor: 
Accession Number: 
2007.048.006
Date: 
17 Nov 1944-
Location: 
San Benedetto del Tronto
Hometown: 
Van Wert, Ohio
Branch: 
Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Unit: 
Fifth Army
3131 Signal Service Company
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POW / KIA: 
Topical Subjects: 
Holidays--American--Italy
Soldiers--American--Italy
Turkeys--Italy
Collection Level: 
Signal Corps photographs from the service of William F. Caddell, Sr. taken from the Fall of Rome through the end of the war.