Acerno (4) – Via Roma (2)

Operation Avalanche: Allied soldiers of the 3rd battalion from the American 30th infantry regiment are entering the city of Acerno on the 22th of September 1943.
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Salerno – Corso Guiseppe Garibaldi

Carrier from the 6th York and Lancaster battalion through a bombed street of Salerno during Operation Avalanche in 1943.
Then image: IWM
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Salerno – Via Torrione

Soldiers of the 6th battalion York & Lancaster Regiment in the streets of Salerno 1943, during Operation Avalanche.
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Salerno – Vietri Sul Mare

British AA Gun on the road between Salerno and Vietri Sul Mare in 1943 during Operation Avalanche. This is the starting point of the beautiful Amalfi Coastline.
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Now image: V. Lai (with permission)
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San Mango Piemonte

Soldiers in San Mango Piemonte near Salerno during Operation Avalanche in 1943.
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Salerno – Via Benedetto Croce

Allied Soldiers enjoying the beautiful view of Salerno during Operation Avalanche
in the via Benedetto Croce, 1943
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Battipaglia – Via Roma (2)

Two days after taking Battipaglia, Italy, the commander of Operation Avalanche, General Clark visited the town with airforce commander of the Middle Sea General Sir Arthur Tedder. The yellow building behind the leaves was there in 1943 and is still there.
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Paestum (3) – Temple of Neptune

American maintenance, supply and medical services had their Headquarters at Paestum after going on land from the beaches of Paestum. The staff headquarters of the 480th harbour batallion was located in the Temple of Neptune.
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Salerno – Lungomare Trieste

While disembarkation on the beaches continued, some ships dared to sail directly to the port of Salerno in 1943. Here soldiers entering the boulevard Lungomare Trieste.
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Acerno (3) – Piazza Pasquale Freda

Allied troops in the tiny mountain village of Acerno, Italy in 1943.
Then image: USNA
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