Muslim soldier at the grave of a fallen soldier in Italy on 23 January 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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43.Photograph. "MM-5-153018"; "Sig. Corps Radio Photo-1-23-44. Italy! Turban wearing Moslem [Muslimn] soldier [likely Moroccan] kneels by the crescent of Islam which marks the new grave of Mohammedan comrade who was killed in combat on the Italian front." Italy. 23 January 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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Italia
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42.833
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12.833
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Soldiers--Moroccan--Italy
War casualties--Italy
Graves--Italy
Islam--Italy