Captured Italian gun helped to subdue Catania

Object Title

Captured Italian gun helped to subdue Catania

Captured Italian gun helped to subdue Catania

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 35

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Picture shows: The biggest gun the 8th Army has fired. A captured Italian 305mm gun being fired into Catania at night part of the big land and air bombardment which drove the German forces out of one of the key towns of the Sicilian campaign.

Numbered BNA.5474 (EA).

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Associations

Creator(s) War Office

Contents

  BEN 35 - Captured Italian gun helped to subdue Catania