Pfc. Hugh T. Wicker with oil stove created from spare parts in Italy on 27 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
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2. Photograph. Serviceman Wicker with oil stove created from spare parts. “27 Nov 44. 5/MM-44-30683. Fifth Army, Italy. Pfc. Hugh T. Wicker from Pomaria, S.C. [South Carolina], 1st Armored Div. [Division], with his oil stove, which uses German 88 MM shell cases for the pipe and part of an abandonded German half track from the base. Photo by Schmidt. 3131 Signal Service Co.” Italy. 27 November 1944

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$120.00
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Accession Number: 
2007.048.002
Date: 
27 Nov 1944-
Location: 
Italia
Hometown: 
Pomaria, South Carolina
Branch: 
Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Unit: 
Fifth Army
3131 Signal Service Company
1st Armored Division
Campaign / Event: 
POW / KIA: 
Topical Subjects: 
Stoves
Shells (Ammunition)--German--Italy
Military vehicles--German--Italy
Adaptive reuse
Soldiers--American--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.