Scope and Content
The concentrated bombing of Messina and other parts of Italy continues round the clock. Before the invasion, intensive bombing paved the way for the Allied Forces. Photo shows: Five large fires in Messina, Sicily, after one bombing raid. The four fires in the centre of the picture are in the rolling stick maintenance yards and adjacent shops. The fire at the bottom of the picture is near the goods station.
Numbered CM.5212.WA and 22743.ER.