Six servicemen of the 135th Infantry Regiment sitting at table for Thanksgiving dinner in Italy on 27 November 44.

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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4. Photograph. Six servicemen of the 135th Infantry Regiment sitting at table for Thanksgiving dinner. “27 Nov 44 (Approx). 5/MM-44-30637. Fifth Army, Italy. Five former enlisted men, all of whom have been commissioned on the Fifth Army battlefield, returned to their old company in the 135th Infantry Regiment of the 34th Division for Thanksgiving Dinner. L-R: 2nd Lt. Ernest H. Dervishian, 2602 Grance St., Richmond, Va. [Virginia]; 2nd LT. Dale J. Henderson, Route #1, Waterloo, Ind. [Indiana]; 1st Lt. Walter R. Hayes, Jr., 455 E. 179th St., Bronx, N.Y. [New York], present Company C.O.; 1st Lt. Ralph J. Larson, Route #1, New Richmond, Wis. [Wisconsin]; 1st Lt. John P. Marinzack, 410 Communipaw Ave., Jersey City, N.J. [New Jersey]; and 2nd Lt. Carmen C. Marra, 41 Highland Ave, Pittsfield, Mass. [Massachusetts]. Photo by Tacey. 3131 Signal Service Co.” Italy. 27 November 1944

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$120.00
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Accession Number: 
2007.048.004
Date: 
27 Nov 1944-
Location: 
Italia
Hometown: 
Richmond, Virginia; Waterloo, Indiana; Bronx, New York; New Richmond, Wisconsin; Jersey City, New Je
Branch: 
Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Unit: 
Fifth Army
3131 Signal Service Company
135th Infantry Regiment
34th Infantry Division
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POW / KIA: 
Topical Subjects: 
Soldiers--American--Italy
Holidays--American--Italy
Eating & drinking--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.