Subedar Dyanu Chawan of 3rd Battalion, 5th Mahratta Infantry, 1943 (c)
Photograph, World War Two, Italy, 1943 (c).
Subedar Chawan's battalion had served in North Africa between 1941-1943 before taking part in the invasion of Italy. His unit was involved in the crossing of the Sangro, the advance to Florence, breaking of the Gothic Line and the engagements at Alpe de Vitigliano and the River Senio.
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