Nov. 24, 1943

Word from the front is that the bridges which were built over the Sangro River are themselves under water and cannot be approached due to German shell fire. The general plan, apparently is being changed. Meanwhile, we wait in the olive grove.

Supermarine Spitfire Mark VCs of No. 2 Squadron SAAF based at Palata, Italy, flying in loose line astern formation over the Adriatic Sea while on a bombing mission to the Sangro River battlefront. © IWM (CNA 2102)

Supermarine Spitfire Mark VCs of No. 2 Squadron SAAF based at Palata, Italy, flying in loose line astern formation over the Adriatic Sea while on a bombing mission to the Sangro River battlefront.
© IWM (CNA 2102)

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About Rob Alexander

I am a writer, photographer and historian and the author of The History of Canmore, published by Summerthought Publishing of Banff, AB.

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