British and American servicemen during fire fighting training on 28 December 1944 in Italy.
19.Photograph. British and American servicemen watch as fire burns during fire training. '28 Dec. 1944. 5/MM-44-32566. Fifth Army, Sesto Area, Italy. Major Shirk, O.I.C. [Officer in Charge] of the fire fighters with Fifth Army, with British and American firemen conversing while cans containing gasoline are burning in preparation for tests, for a practical demonstration on the different methods used for fighting fires. 1980th Engineers. Photo by Mason. 3131 Signal Service Co.' Near Sesto, Italy. 28 December 1944