British soldiers take cover in Italy on 15 January 1944

U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, Gift of Regan Forrester, from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
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8.Photograph. British soldiers during combat in Italy. 'MM-5-152561'; 'Sig. Corps Radio Photo-1-15-44. Italy! (#4 in a series of 4 pix). In at the kill, these British infantrymen crouch low for cover after their squad Sgt. had thrown the exploding fragmentation grenade knocking out this German Spandou position.' Italy. 15 January 1944

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$120.00
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Donor: 
Regan Forrester
Accession Number: 
2002.337.008
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Branch: 
US Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)
Unit: 
Fifth Army
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Topical Subjects: 
Soldiers--British--Italy
Explosions--Italy
Grenades--Italy
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From the service of Brigadier General Terence John Tully, a West Point graduate, Signal Officer during the African landings, Chief Signal Officer, Allied Force Headquarters Africa/Italy for all Mediterranean operations. Tully served with the Signal Corps in Italy and North Africa documenting the 5th Army specifically. Later he was Commander of Camp Crowder, Missouri.