American M.P. standing on a large pile of Italian weapons on a street in Palermo, Italy, on August 6, 1943. Palermo, a strategic port, fell on July 20, only 10 days after the Allied invasion of Sicily.
An MG-42 set up as a defence against low flying aircraft in a Sicilian vineyard, July 1943.
German troops keeping watch over a road from a hilltop forward observation post. Sicily 1943
Spiaggia di Licata 1943
Sbarco alleati a Caltanissetta.
Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9 - 10 July 1943: American soldiers drive a US army scout car from a landing craft onto the beach at Licata while under fire. The American sector attracted the first and severest Axis counter attacks.
US Rangers on landing craft near Licata, Sicily, 1943. Read more: Phil Stern: Classic World War II Photos, Italy, 1943 | LIFE.com
One of the twelve thousand goumiers in the French corps, irregular Berber tribesmen known for their agility and ruthlessness.
Operazione Husky: la 51a Divisione dell’esercito britannico sbarca a Licata il 10 luglio del 1943...
1943. American 9th Troop Carrier between Gafsa, Tunisia and Licata, Sicily in July, 1943.