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 146

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: Prisoners of war marching along the beach to awaiting ships watched by Naval Commandos, one of whom is armed with a Tommy Gun. Picture issued July 1943.

Numbered A.17913 (XP).

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

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