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Clearing mud from the 1st East Surrey Regiment's position on the Rapido River, March 1944

Lantern slide, World War Two, Italy (1943-1945), 1944.

Sergeant Carter, of Bromley, and Private Clapham of Crayford, are shown clearing mud from a track leading to the forward positions of the 1st East Surrey Regiment on the Rapido River. The battalion was then serving with 78th Division.

From a collection of British official war photographs relating to the 78th Division that were given to the 78th Division Battleaxe Club, who then developed slides of them.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-03-88-73

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1999-03-88-73