The Sicilian landings : Dawn, July 10, 1943

Object Title

The Sicilian landings : Dawn, July 10, 1943

The Sicilian landings : Dawn, July 10, 1943

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 128

Level

Item

Scope and Content

This is one of a series of striking pictures taken just after dawn on July 10th by an Official Naval Photographer who accompanied the assault forces to Sicily. They show something of the Navy's big part in the success of the landing operations- and after. Picture shows: Picture taken just after dawn of men up to their waists in water, unloading stores. Meanwhile beach roads are being prepared for heavy and light traffic. Picture issued July 1943.

Numbered A.17916 (XP).

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

  BEN 128 - The Sicilian landings : Dawn, July 10, 1943