Flower Tommy ~ Press Photo

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Press Photograph (1943)
Flower Tommy
17 August 1943
Vintage Silver Gelatin Print
8 x 6 ins / 21 x 15 cms
Press caption label and date stamp


Additional Information

Label to reverse reads: 'PLA694724... New York Bureau / Compliments of Catania Sicily -- Flower-bedecked by the civilians of Catania, a British Tommy makes his way down the town's main street with even his rifle sprouting a posy. When the 8th Army broke into the town and routed the Germans, they were greeted with cheers, flowers and presents of fruit. / IA CAN / Credit Lime (Acme) 8/17/43 (JR)'