My dad was one of the brave men who endured the battle at Anzio during WWII. I am currently going through boxes of pictures and other memorabilia documenting my dad's experience at Anzio along with the rest of his time fighting in WWII.
Soon I will document his story here and put up images of much his collection of truly unique articles from his time of service.
Penning a note outside the foxhole
Forward position with 977th Artillery Battalion
Keeping the shooting skills sharp
Looking "clean" after returning from the front (the German side at that !!!)
Anzio Annie - 255mm railcar mounted gun
Driving through the rubble that was Cisterna
Bracelet commemorating the Naples,Anzio,Cassino, Roma Campaigns
German Propaganda Leaflet - Part 1
German Propaganda Leaflet - Part 2
One thing the soldiers looked forward to was their military newspaper. A favorite
item inside was a comic strip called The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker. I have
included several of these below: