Photograph. Four US soldiers celebrate Christmas. Official caption on front: "MM-5-151420." Official caption on reverse: "Sig Corps Photo radioed 12-19-43- / Sig Corps Photo-12-19-43-Italy! Xmas was never like this. Huddled around miniature Xmas tree opening packages from home are, in front row, L to R: S/Sgt John F. Suchanek of New York City, and PFC Joseph G. Pierro of Jersey City, N.J.; Back row, L to R: Sgt. Charles N. Myrich of Centerville, Cal., and, Sgt. Leon L. Oben of Bemidyt, Minn." Italy. 19 December 1943
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.
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