Landing craft of the Sicily invasion armada setting sail, July 1943
Photograph, World War Two, Sicily, 1943.
The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, began on 9 July 1943, and ended on 17 August. At the time it was the largest amphibious operation of the war.
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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