American soldiers against the Wehrmacht near the city of Lucca

American soldiers

American black soldiers are fighting against the defending troops of the Wehrmacht near the city of Lucca in Italy. American Infantrymen lay down under the fire of a German machine gun, a team from the recoilless anti-tank rocket launcher Bazooka is preparing to fire at the machine-gun nest.

The city of Lucca was subsequently occupied by American troops.

 

 

Location: Lucca, Italy
Date: 07 September 1944
By Edwards

 

 

Source: National Archives of the United States.

In : 1944

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