American soldiers at 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Italy during World War II. Two wounded American soldiers lie down on their cots at 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Caizzo, Italy. A Chaplain enters the tent and gives benediction to one of the wounded soldiers. A military doctor cleans a wound on a soldiers leg. Chaplain holds a holy cross as he gives benediction to the injured soldier.
Allied soldiers at 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Italy during World War II. Doctors take an X-ray of an injured Allied soldier. After the X-ray medics carry the wounded on a litter.
Allied soldiers at 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Italy during World War II. Cooks prepare food at 93rd hospital kitchen. Food served in plates. An orderly carries the plates to the tent. An injured Allied soldier eats the food as he sits in his cot.
Allied soldiers at 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Italy during World War II. A ward orderly bathe a pup in a tub as recuperating allied soldiers look on. Soldiers with bandages on their wounds. Signs read 'Hospital zone drive slowly, quiet' 'Hospital 93rd EH information registrar'.
Allied invasion fleet of over three thousand ships crosses the Mediterranean Sea. American, British and Canadian Armies along with other countries involved in the 'Operation Husky'. General George Patton receives the battle flag. Amphibious assault on the Gulf of Gela. Naval guns fired. Troops advance in the town of Gela. Civilians are seen. Landmines are cleared. General Lucian Truscott seen. Attack of fighter planes.
July 10, 1943, U.S. invades Sicily in Italy. Fleet of warships underway. Navy bombardment of Sicily. Coast Guardsman observes through binoculars. Coast Guardsmen carry troops and supplies in LCVPs (Higgins Boats). LST-356 approaching Blue Beach 2, in the "Cent" area on July 10, 1943, loaded with tanks and other vehicles. A beach master signals with semaphore flags. Troops landing from assault boats. Concentrated enemy air attacks destroy U.S. boats and ships. Enemy aircraft in flight. U.S. troops firing. A map shows Italy. September 9, 1943, amphibious assault on Anzio, Italy. Naval bombardment, followed by troop assault on the beaches.