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'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': Gunner Smith walking through the Porta Pia, which has been converted into a museum of the Bersaglieri. June 1944.

'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': Gunner Smith walking through the Porta Pia, which has been converted into a museum of the Bersaglieri. British soldiers on leave, June (Imperial War Museum)

Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9 - 10 July 1943: Italian prisoners, captured while manning coastal machine gun posts, board a Royal Navy landing craft before being transported to North Africa.

Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9 - 10 July Italian prisoners, captured while manning coastal machine gun posts, board a Royal Navy landing craft before being transported to North Africa.

From the US Army's Pocket Guide To North Africa, issued in WWII. (US National WWII Museum)

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Canadian Women's Army Corps operating the telephone switchboard at Canadian Military Headquarters, London, 1945. #vintage #WWII #1940s

28 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture Telephone Switchboard Operators at Work from the Past

"V1 lands in London."

A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

1943, Allied invasion of Sicily: William B. Breuer, Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike, July 1943 (Presidio, 1983)

Drop Zone, Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike, July Breuer's well-written, throughly researched, and balanced history.

A British Army padre serves tea to a member of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) on a train at Headcorn station in Kent, 1 June 1940.

A British Army padre serves tea to a member of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) on a train at Headcorn station in Kent, 1 June

'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': At the end of his tour Gunner Smith has a drink with a friend on one of the main streets of Rome. British soldiers on leave, June 1944 (Imperial War Museum)

'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': At the end of his tour Gunner Smith has a drink with a friend on one of the main streets of Rome. British soldiers on leave, June 1944 (Imperial War Museum)

Licata, Sicily, one of three landing sites for the US Seventh Army, 10 July 1943. Note lighthouse on spit of land.

(US National Archives). In "On Distant Shores," flight nurse Lt. Georgie Taylor and a detachment from the Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron are based at Licata, quartered in the lighthouse keeper's home.

A poster for the America First Committee, a group against American involvement in World War II.

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in WWII History: Nov Congress revises the Neutrality Act

Allied troops consult a guidebook outside the Colosseum after liberation in 1944

TR 'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': Gunner Smith and a friend resting outside the Colosseum.

British troops loading rocket projectiles in preparation for the offensive in the Reichswald Germany.

British troops loading rocket projectiles in preparation for the offensive in the Reichswald Germany.

Arabic phrases in the US Army's Pocket Guide to North Africa, issued to soldiers in WWII (US National WWII Museum)

Learn more about World War II history through WWII scholarship from The National WWII Museum.