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Remembering the War Years WWII Through Photos Canadians in Italy December 1943
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December 8, 1943 Gunners of the 7th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (R.C.A.), disembarking at Catania, Italy.
December 8, 1943 Infantrymen of The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada searching German prisoners near the Moro River, Italy.
December 1, 1943 Infantrymen of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade firing a mortar near the Sangro River, Italy
December 6, 1943 Sergeant F. Greenway camouflaging a truck with olive branches, 1 Canadian Army Tank Brigade Tactical Headquarters, near Treglio, Italy
December 9, 1943 Infantrymen of The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada searching German prisoners on the Moro River front, Italy.
December 8, 1943 Troopers of "A" Squadron, The Calgary Regiment, who are under enemy shellfire, digging a grave for a comrade who was killed by shrapnel, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 Infantrymen of The 48th Highlanders of Canada dealing with a German counter attack, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy
December 10, 1943 Captain F.M. Ritchie of The Calgary Regiment climbs out of his camouflaged Sherman tank, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 Lieutenant I. Macdonald (with binoculars) of The 48th Highlanders of Canada preparing to give the order to attack to infantrymen of his platoon, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 Infantrymen of The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada carrying a comrade who was killed by shellfire while escorting German prisoners, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 Major Roy C.H. Durnford, Chaplain of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, conducting a burial service, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy
December 10, 1943 Burial service for a Canadian soldier killed by shell-fire, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 A jeep ambulance of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (R.C.A.M.C.) bringing in two wounded Canadian soldiers on the Moro River front south of San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 Privates J. Miller and W. H. Hall, both of The 48th Highlanders of Canada, digging a slit trench during a pause in a German counter-attack, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 10, 1943 Private G.C. Butcher, 48th Highlanders of Canada, examines the wreckage of a German PzKpfW III tank destroyed by the Calgary Regiment, San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 13, 1943 Private W.A. Lloyd repairs a tarpaulin while Lance-Corporal W.L. Milburn mends rope, 1st Infantry Brigade Workshop, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (R.C.E.M.E.), San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy.
December 13, 1943 Interrogation of a German soldier who entered San Leonardo di Ortona, Italy, in civilian clothes.
December 18, 1943 Canadian soldiers in Italy.
December 21, 1943 Infantrymen of The Loyal Edmonton Regiment operating a No.18 wireless set outside Regimental Headquarters, Ortona, Italy
December 21, 1943 Sorting of mail for personnel of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment near Ortona, Italy
December 21, 1943 Private B.D. Flynn of the Regimental Aid Party, The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, giving a drink of water to a badly-wounded German prisoner inside a church, Catona, Italy.
December 20, 1943 Sappers of the Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.) having dinner, Castel Frentano, Italy.
December 25, 1943 Canadian soldiers enjoying a few drinks on Christmas Day at the front, Ortona, Italy.
December 20, 1943 Personnel of The Loyal Edmonton Regiment digging out Lance-Corporal Roy Boyd, a comrade who was buried alive for 3 1/2 days in the wreckage of a demolished building, Ortona, Italy