US soldier with Sherman tank 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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1. Photograph. US soldier looking at painting on Sherman tank of Uncle Sam chasing Hitler with a bayonet. “MM-5-152452”; “Sig. [Signal] Corps Radio Photo 1-15-44. Italy ! Even at the battle front American humor brings a laugh. Lt. Ralph W. Hoffman, of Little Rock, AR [Arkansas], admiring this cartoon on his M-4 General Sherman.” Italy. 15 January 1944

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$120.00
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Accession Number: 
2002.337.001
Date: 
15 Jan 1944-
Location: 
Italia
Hometown: 
Little Rock, Arkansas
Branch: 
Army
Theater of Service: 
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Unit: 
Fifth Army
Topical Subjects: 
Military officers--American--Italy
Tanks (Military science)--American--Italy
Political cartoons
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.