Soldiers of 1st Battalion Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment in action on the Adrano front, 1943
Photograph, World War Two, Sicily, 1943.
The infantrymen are using the 4.2 inch mortar, a new weapon at the time. The 1st Battalion was a Territorial unit that had previously seen action in France and North Africa before landing in Sicily.
From a collection of British official war photographs relating to the 78th Division.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection