Soldiers of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers taking cover in an olive grove, Italy, November, 1943
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, Italy, 1943.
During the second half of 1943 the 6th Battalion, part of 38th (Irish) Infantry Brigade, 78th Division, was involved in severe fighting in Sicily and Italy where it suffered heavy losses.
From an album containing 246 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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