Infantry and tanks crossing the bridgehead over the River Santerno in pursuit of the retreating German army, Italy, April 1945
Photograph, World War Two, Italy (1943-1945), 1945.
The Allies crossed the Santerno during Eighth Army's advance through the Argenta Gap. This was part of the Allied Spring 1945 offensive that brought them out on to the Lombardy Plain.
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
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