A US soldier is wounded by a mortar shell, Italy, 1944
Photograph. A US soldier is wounded by a mortar shell as he runs down a narrow alleyway. Official caption on front: "MM-5-44-4038." Official caption on reverse: "Signal Corps Photo 24 Apr 1944 (Italy) hit by enemy mortar fire! This rare photograph shows an American soldier being wounded, while on daylight patrol in a narrow street of an Italian village, by an exploding enemy mortar shell before he could dive to cover. Sig C Radio Telephoto from Italy." Italy. 24 April 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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