background are trees and buildings.; Members of the Tenth Mountain Division, 605th Artillery Battalion, attend a Protestant Easter religious service at Rocca Pitigliano, Italy, conducted by Chaplain William H. Bell. In the foreground, four men bow their heads together. Corporal Ralph Squires sits at a portable organ and two soldiers face the Chaplain who stands in front of his jeep draped with a white cloth in use as an altar for a small crucifix. The service was held in an open grassy field; in the
April 1, 1945
Number 27 and "Divs. Arty. Field Service Chap. Bell Rocca Pitigliano" hand written on original negative envelope where eight negatives were filed together. See manuscripts, 10th Mountain Division Resource Center, Henry Moscow Collection, negatives, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107.; Photograph taken for the Blizzard.; Photonegative has rusty paperclip mark in lowerleft corner and thumbprint at the top of image.; See also TMD-36; R7002000357
1 photonegative ; 10 x 12 cm. (3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Is Part Of
10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.; 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection. Henry Moscow collection.
Rocca Pitigliano (Italy)--1940-1950.; Religious services--Italy--1940-1950.; Bell, William H.; Squires, Ralph.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.
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