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The visit of King George VI to Umbertide, Italy, July-August 1944

Photograph, World War Two, Italy, 1944.

Umbertide, a market town 32km north of Perugia, was occupied by 3rd Battalion 1st Punjab Regiment on 5 July 1944 as the Allies continued their advance northwards through Italy. Morale raising visits to troops in the field were frequently undertaken by members of the Royal Family, senior politicians and high ranking Army officers. King George spent 11 days in Italy during July and August 1944.

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NAM. 1957-10-8-84


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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