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Before the bombardment. Cartiere di Arsiero prima del bombardamento, Italy WW1.

Before the bombardment. Cartiere di Arsiero prima del bombardamento, Italy WW1.

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

Detailed infographic about WWI, could be good for helping ELLs absorb facts about this time period.

Detailed infographic about WWI, could be good for helping ELLs absorb facts about this time period.

ww1 - Allied Power Service's caps by AndreaSilva60 on DeviantArt

ww1 - Allied Power Service's caps by AndreaSilva60 on DeviantArt

QAIMNS nurses WWI. [World War I Nurses were members of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) and there were about 10,000 regular and reserve QAs serving in countries such as France, India, East Africa, Italy, Palestine, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Salonika and Russia.]

QAIMNS nurses WWI. [World War I Nurses were members of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) and there were about 10,000 regular and reserve QAs serving in countries such as France, India, East Africa, Italy, Palestine, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Salonika and Russia.]

BRITISH ARMY ITALY 1944 (NA 15075) A 17-pdr anti-tank gun and crew near Cassino, 17 May 1944. A Sherman tank can be seen in the background.

BRITISH ARMY ITALY 1944 (NA 15075) A 17-pdr anti-tank gun and crew near Cassino, 17 May 1944. A Sherman tank can be seen in the background.

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Mission4Today › ForumsPro › R & R Forums › Photo Galleries › WWII Aircraft Photo's › USA

CHURCHILL TANKS IN ITALY, JULY 1944.   A Churchill Tank, possibly of the 51st Royal Tank Regiment, is given a final check in a harbour area of Italy.

CHURCHILL TANKS IN ITALY, JULY 1944. A Churchill Tank, possibly of the 51st Royal Tank Regiment, is given a final check in a harbour area of Italy.

A British Army Churchill IV (NA 75) tank of 'A' Squadron, 'The North Irish Horse' attached to the 25th Tank Brigade passing through Via XX Settembre, a narrow street in Montefiore Conca in Rimini, Italy on the 11th September 1944.  (© IWM NA 18530)

A British Army Churchill IV (NA 75) tank of 'A' Squadron, 'The North Irish Horse' attached to the 25th Tank Brigade passing through Via XX Settembre, a narrow street in Montefiore Conca in Rimini, Italy on the 11th September 1944. (© IWM NA 18530)

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