Deceased German soldier 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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12.Photograph. US soldier examining dead German soldier. 'MM-5-152582'; 'Sig. Corps Radio Photo-1-15-44. Italy! Pvt. Mitchell E. Chafin, of Holden W. Va. [West Virginia], of the engineer, cover this dead German's face who was left behind by his comrades to bleed to death. The action took place midway between Mt. Prochia [Mount] and Mt. [Mount] Trocchio in Italy as American forces continued to move up.' Italy. 15 January 1944

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$120.00
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Donor: 
Regan Forrester
Accession Number: 
2002.337.012
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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--American--Italy
Soldiers--German--Italy
War casualties--Italy
Dead persons--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.