South African special service forces crossing the Reno River near Sasso Marconi, Italy on 20 April 1945.

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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12.Photograph. Members of the South African special service forces crossing the Reno River. In the background is a cast-hull M4 Sherman tank with a long-barrelled 76mm cannon. '20 April 45. 5/MM-45-7166. Fifth Army, Sasso Marconi, Italy. Troops and tanks of the South African special service forces cross the Reno River near Sasso Marconi on their way to Bologna. Photo by Schmidt. 196th Signal Photo Co.' Near Sasso Marconi, Italy. 20 April 1945.

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$120.00
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Donor: 
William Caddell
Accession Number: 
2007.048.012
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Branch: 
US Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)
Unit: 
Fifth Army
196th Signal Photographic Company
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Topical Subjects: 
Soldiers--South African--Italy
Rivers--Italy
Armored vehicles--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.