SC 182182, Home on the Range in Italy

Date: November 14, 1943

Physical Description:

8x10 black and white

Subjects: World War II

When mechanized equipment bogs down in the heavy mud from incessant rains, the horse and mule come into their own and become an invaluable cog in the military machine. The U.S. army in Italy uses pack animals for the transportation of supplies and equipment that would be difficult or impossible to transition by motorized vehicle. Close up of an American soldier leading pack animal over the rocky terrain of central Italy. The point for which they are heading is inaccessible to motor vehicles


Location: Vault
Call No. SC 182182

Language: english