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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: WORLD WAR II Forces in Italy 26154-N CANADIANS FIRE 25-POUNDER IN ITALY PIX#7 Canadian Army Photographer Lieut. Jack Smith caught the moment of fire 100 percent. In this action shot from the Italian front. Only a few seconds were required by these Canadian gunners in the whole operation of leading, laying and firing. (CANADIAN ARMY OVERSEAS PHOTO) The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: WORLD WAR II Forces in Italy 26154-N CANADIANS FIRE 25-POUNDER IN ITALY PIX#7 Canadian Army Photographer Lieut. Jack Smith caught the moment of fire 100 percent. In this action shot from the Italian front. Only a few seconds were required by these Canadian gunners in the whole operation of leading, laying and firing. (CANADIAN ARMY OVERSEAS PHOTO)December 11, 1943,Lt. Jack Smith transparent
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December 11, 1943
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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WORLD WAR II Forces in Italy 26154-N CANADIANS FIRE 25-POUNDER IN ITALY PIX#7 Canadian Army Photographer Lieut. Jack Smith caught the moment of fire 100 percent. In this action shot from the Italian front. Only a few seconds were required by these Canadian gunners in the whole operation of leading, laying and firing. (CANADIAN ARMY OVERSEAS PHOTO)
Lt. Jack Smith / CANADIAN ARMY OVERSEAS PHOTO
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William Lyon Mackenzie King was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Franklin D. Roosevelt was President

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