Secretary of the Navy fires an artillery weapon in Italy on 11 August 1944

U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, Gift of Regan Forrester, from the Collection of The National World War II Museum
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769.Photograph. 'MM-5-44-8716'; 'Signal Corps Radio Telephoto. Italy. Navy chief fires round. Secretary of Navy James V. Forrestal still holds the lanyard after firing a 240 mm Howitzer during his visit to the Fifth Army front.' Italy. 11 August 1944

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From the service of Brigadier General Terence John Tully, a West Point graduate, Signal Officer during the African landings, Chief Signal Officer, Allied Force Headquarters Africa/Italy for all Mediterranean operations. Tully served with the Signal Corps in Italy and North Africa documenting the 5th Army specifically. Later he was Commander of Camp Crowder, Missouri.
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Italia
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42.833
Longitude: 
12.833
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Military officers--American--Italy
Artillery (Weaponry)--American--Italy
Artillery (Troops)--American--Italy
Camouflage (Military science)--Italy
Bombardment--Italy