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Mud Again has caused lots of trouble to Allied soldiers on the Fifth Army front in Italy. Recent rains have been heavy; causing many field-pieces to bog down as the advance is pressed against the Nazis. The 4.5 medium field-gun; above; came to grief trying to make a turn on a horseshoe bend; falling into a stream. The man digging away earth and mud from the mried gun is a fitter from the Royal Ordance Corps. Open in full size

Mud Again has caused lots of trouble to Allied soldiers on the Fifth Army front in Italy. Recent rains have been heavy; causing many field-pieces to bog down as the advance is pressed against the Nazis. The 4.5 medium field-gun; above; came to grief trying to make a turn on a horseshoe bend; falling into a stream. The man digging away earth and mud from the mried gun is a fitter from the Royal Ordance Corps.

Picture, 1944, English

Mud Again has caused lots of trouble to Allied soldiers on the Fifth Army front in Italy. Recent rains have been heavy; causing many field-pieces to bog down as the advance is pressed against the Nazis. The 4.5 medium field-gun; above; came to grief trying to make a turn on a horseshoe bend; falling into a stream. The man digging away earth and mud from the mried gun is a fitter from the Royal Ordance Corps.

Picture, 1944, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Army - Great Britain - In France, Germany, Holland, Italy

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0002312f