Allies land in Italy

Object Title

Allies land in Italy

Allies land in Italy

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 24

Level

Item

Scope and Content

At dawn on September 3rd, 1943, British and Canadian troops of the 8th Army crossed the Straits of Messina to invade the Italian mainland. Picture issued September 1943. Picture shows: Night barrage by Allied artillery from Sicily before the first landings. Picture issued September 1943.

Numbered BNA.6252 (WK)

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Associations

Creator(s) War Office

Contents

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