Italian railroad becomes Allied road in Italy on 15 January 1944

U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, from the collection of The National World War II Museum
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4. Photograph. “MM-5-152501”; “Sig. [Signal] Corps radio photo-1-15-44. Italy! Italian railroad becomes a road after engineers rip up ties and rail, opening another route for infantry and tanks to Mt. [Mount] Porchia and Mt. [Mount] Trocchio. G.I.’s utilize German made dugouts along left bank, rail and ties on right bank.” Italy. 15 January 1944

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Accession Number: 
2002.337.004
Date: 
15 Jan 1944-
Location: 
Italia
Branch: 
Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Unit: 
Fifth Army
Topical Subjects: 
Roads--Italy
Dugout houses--Italy
Railroad ties--Italy
Railroad tracks--Italy
Jeep automobiles--American--Italy
Dirt roads -- Italy
Collection Level: 
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.