US smokescreen in Italy on 23 January 1944

U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, from the collection of The National World War II Museum
Description: 

74. Photograph. “MM-5-44-147”; “Sig [Signal] Corps Radio Photo-1-23-44. Italy! Yanks using smoke screen to conceal advance of troops and tanks in the Rapido River area.” Italy. 23 January 1944

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$120.00
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Image Information

Accession Number: 
2002.337.074
Location: 
Italia
Branch: 
Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Unit: 
Fifth Army
Topical Subjects: 
Soldiers--American--Italy
Smoke--Italy
Military tactics--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.