An aerial panorama: Allied invasion fleet off Sicily

Object Title

An aerial panorama: Allied invasion fleet off Sicily

An aerial panorama: Allied invasion fleet off Sicily

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 27

Level

Item

Scope and Content

This mosaic built up from air reconnaissance photographs taken whilst the great Allied invasion armada was discharging troops and equipment on to the Sicilian beaches gives a vivid impression of the scale- and the audacity of the biggest amphibious operation in the history of warfare. Picture shows: The 8th Army goes ashore. This mosaic shows part of the great fleet which carried the famous desert army to the south east coast of Italy.

Numbered C.3627 (XS).

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

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