Moroccan troops waiting to invade Elba in the Corsica Canal, Italy on 16 June 1944

U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, Gift of Regan Forrester, from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
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798.Photograph. 'MM-44-1444'; 'Signal Corps photo. Corsica. French Colonial troops (Goums) [Moroccan Goumiers] aboard American LCI's [landing craft, infantry] waiting for the word to weigh anchor before the Invasion of Elba.' American troops are also seen waiting aboard the landing craft. Corsica Canal, Italy. 16 June 1944

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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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Corsica, Canale di
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Amphibious operations--Italy
Soldiers--American--Italy
Soldiers--Moroccan--Italy
Military mobilizations--Italy