African American drivers inspecting burned parcels of Christmas mail in Italy in 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
415.Photograph. African-American drivers inspecting burned parcels of Christmas mail. '11 Nov 44. Fifth Army, Italy. 5/MM-44-6822. 10 ton van loaded with Christmas mail caught on fire on autostrade between Alto Pascio and Lucca. Half of its contents were destroyed before the fire was put out by the trucks of the Lucca fire station. The driver inspects a pile of burned parcels. Photo by Edwards. 3131 Signal Service Co.' Italy. 11 November 1944.
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Signal Corps photographs from the service of William F. Caddell, Sr. taken from the Fall of Rome through the end of the war.
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