62 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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WORLD WAR II CANADA FORCES IN ITALY 48th Highlanders in Italy. Canadian Army Photo
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ITALY People A HYSTERICAL WELCOME A NAPLES STREET, CROWDED WITH CIVILIANS, AMONG THEM MANY CHILDREN, CHEER MEN OF THE ALLIED 5TH ARMY, AS THEY OCCUPY THE CITY. FIRST TROOPS TO ENTER NAPLES WERE GIVEN A HYSTERICAL WELCOME BY NATIVES. THIS IS A BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTO ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO HS 10/14/43 3:50 PEW BIS-LON A.LIST GD NYC KNICK-NEWS NLRED SU MON TOR PA TMC MEX BAIRES
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NAPLES city (Italy) (NY15-OCT.12)-NO POWER---DEBRIS LITTERED TRACKS AND NO POWER KEEP THIS STREET CAR STATIONARY IN RAVAGED NAPLES, ITALY, GERMANS MINED OR BOMBED EVERY IMPORTANT PUBLIC BUILDING BEFORE EVACUATING THE CITY. (AP WirePhoto) AJB3095L-PL) 43
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WORLD WAR II Canada Forces in Italy (ADVANCE) MEN AND MACHINE—Men of the 10th Field Battery, 4th Canadian Division, help field artillery tractor plow through muddy fields during the Allied advance in Italy during the Second World War. This scene is near Torella on Oct. 30, 1943, less than two months after the Allies landed in Italy 20 years ago. (CP Photo from National Defence)
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WORLD WAR II CANADA FORCES IN ITALY 23013- STURDY MOTORCYCLES TOOK MESSAGES THROUGH IN SICILY Stress laid on motorcycle maintenance by the Army paid dividends for these Canadian dispatch riders whose daring combined with mechanically perfect mounts to win a deadly game from Axis snipers on tortuous Sicily terrain. Establishment of a mobile motorcycle maintenance school is the latest step to verse Canadian troops in motorcycle mechanics. Dispatch riders pictured in Sicily are, left to right, Pte. J.C. Owen, Port Colbourne, Ont., Pte. E. Cooper, Toronto, Sgt, R.V. Dooley, Toronto, and L/cpl. B.E. MacDonald, Toronto, all of the 48th Highlanders of Toronto. (CANADIAN ARMY OVERSEAS PHOTO)
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