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This is the view the 85 and 91st INfantry Divisions had of the German positions on the north side of the Arno River.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Photographic proof that the Allied bombing did not damage the Leaning Tower.

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Photo cropped and edited for Press Release. Kinda like positive Propagander to show that the Allies were not destroying Italy's cultural treasures.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Pisa, Italy January 18 Date has to be 1944, as Pisa was in Allied hands in August 1944. Note 1945.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Pisa, Italy (EAST at top of Photo) Bomb craters located on the South bank of the Arno River. Leaning Tower of Pisa is on the North side(to the left of this photo).

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Pisa, Italy (North at bottom of photo) Bombs hitting rail yard on South bank of the Arno River. Leaning Tower and churches are on the North side of river.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Piombino

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After the wasted bombing mission of Abbey at Monte Cassino, the Allied air forces began OPERATION STRANGLE. The purpose was to strike the roads and railroads all throughout Italy…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Piacenza, Italy

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Piacenza, Italy Shows remains of a destroyed Railroad bridge. This is the only RR bridge on the Po River in this area. Piacenza is West of Mantova and the site where the US…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Pescara Italy Located on East coast in the British front.

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Perguia, Italy 14 February Railroad Yards on Rome-Florence Line. (Date has to be 1944, as both Florence was captured before Feb 1945.) (Note- Rome-Florence LINE refers to a…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Perguia, Italy Railroad Yards on Rome-Florence Line.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Parma Italy Railroad Yard attacked by P-47s.

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In this photo, the US 12th Air Force is bombing a bridge across the Po River near Ostiglia. On April 23, 1945, the 85th Division crossed the river on a railroad bridge at…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Note the Date of 15 Nov 1945 is AFTER the war had ended.

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April 23, 1945 Advance forces of the 85th Division reached the Po River at Quingentole, between the mouth of the Secchia River and the bridge at Ostiglia farther east. US forces…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Ostiglia, Italy. July 20, 1944 (About 65 Miles SW of Verona) B-25's at 7000 feet, drop bombs on an Axis oil dump.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Jan 2010 You

Inscription is wrong. The 329 Regiment was not in the 85th Division. It was in the 83rd Division but the 83rd was not in Italy. Guess that this should be 329 FA or possibly 339…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Headstone of PFC Robert A. Girvan · 21 Jan 2010 You

Captain Roeder was in command of Company G of the 350th Infantry Regiment of the 88th Infantry Division. This company advanced far ahead of any other unit in 5th Army and…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Capt. Robert E. Roeder · 21 Jan 2010 You