Sicily: Syracuse's coastal defences change hands

Object Title

Sicily: Syracuse's coastal defences change hands

Sicily: Syracuse's coastal defences change hands

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 60

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Picture shows: Coastal defence positions commanding Syracuse harbour and the surrounding seas, were overcome by Commandos. The guns were in firing order and are now being manned by British coastal defence battery under the Command of Major J.V. Kelly DSO.

Numbered BNA.4599.XL.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Associations

Creator(s) War Office

Contents

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