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Blasted from its place on a wall and badly damaged, the figure of the crucified Christ is lying within the bomb-shattered chapel of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Tripoli. The chapel was visited by Archbishop Spellman of New York on April 15

Left to right: Admiral W.H. Standley, United States Ambassador to Russia; Mr. Alexander Kirk, United States Minister to Egypt; Colonel T.S. Riggs (representing General Maxwell). Photograph taken at airport near Cairo as Mr. Kirk and Colonel Riggs saw Admiral Standley take-off for America

Cairo, Egypt. Visit of Admiral William H. Standley, U.S. Navy (retired), now Ambassador to Russia, to an ordnance repair depot in the Middle East

Left to right: Admiral W.H. Standley, United States Ambassador to Russia; Mr. Alexander Kirk, United States Minister to Egypt; Colonel T.S. Riggs (representing General Maxwell). Photograph taken at airport near Cairo as Mr. Kirk and Colonel Riggs saw Admiral Standley take-off for America. Photograph taken Tuesday, October 13, 1942

Cairo, Egypt. Visit of Admiral William H. Standley, U.S. Navy (retired), now Ambassador to Russia, to an ordnance repair depot in the Middle East

Cairo, Egypt. Visit of Admiral William H. Standley, U.S. Navy (retired), now Ambassador to Russia, to an ordnance repair depot in the Middle East

Admiral Standley and party as they take off for America from Cairo airport. Left to right: Mr. Edward Page, Jr., Second Secretary of the Embassy in Moscow; Admiral W.H. Standley, United States Ambassador to Russia; Colonel Joseph A. Michela, Military Attache in Moscow; Captain J.H. Duncan, Naval Attache in Moscow; Commander S.D. Frankel, Assistant Naval Attache in Moscow

Officer Bill Livesay, 25, Madison, New Jersey, (left) who accounts for three and one half enemy planes destroyed. Lieutenant John Stefanik, 24, Chicopee, Massachusetts, (left) who destroyed three enemy planes, and Lieutenant Charles Leaf, 21, South Orange, New Jersey, who destroyed two enemy planes in aerial victory over Sicilian straits. They are wearing the insignia of the 66th squadron of the 57th Fighter Group. This "Squadron X" (for exterminators) made the high score of ther aerial victory with

Technical Sergeant Kermit M. Gregory, radio operator of the Snow White, a B-24 bomber of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force in Tunisia. He is one of the original crew members that brought this bomber across the Atlantic and then completed thirty-six missions over enemy targets, piling up 300 hours of combat time. He was a dairy man in Washington, Indiana before the war

West Danville, Vermont. OPA (Office of Price Administration) inspector Maurice J. Sullivan stopping in for a friendly visit with the Hastings. He mentions that chickens and strawberries don't have to have their calling prices posted because they are not designated as cost of living commodities in Bulletin no. 1, entitled "The General Maximum Price Regulation," which he holds in his hand

Cairo, Egypt. Visit of Admiral William H. Standley, U.S. Navy (retired), now Ambassador to Russia, to an ordnance repair depot in the Middle East

Cairo, Egypt. Visit of Admiral William H. Standley, U.S. Navy (retired), now Ambassador to Russia, to an ordnance repair depot in the Middle East

Cairo, Egypt. Visit of Admiral William H. Standley, U.S. Navy (retired), now Ambassador to Russia, to an ordnance repair depot in the Middle East

Notice of labor regulations established by the Allied military government for Sicilians

American, Russian and English engineers in the cab of an engine. Each of them has done his part in hurrying supplies enroute to Russia along a railroad in Iran

Getting out the newspaper published by and for Sicilians

Tripoli, Libya. A street scene

Colonel Paul Yount, commanding officer of the American Army Railway Service running supplies to Russia through the Persian corridor

Teheran, Iran. Mrs. Louis Dreyfus, wife of the United States Minister to Iran, visiting in the poorer section of the city

Tunis, Tunisia. General Geraud reviewing allied troops

The court, composed of two American majors and one British Royal Air Force squadron leader, which tried Sicilian civilians for starting a riot resulting in the death of several townsfolk

Castel Mola (vicinity), Sicily. British Eighth Army officers and men visiting some of Sicily's peacetime attractions

Mixed crew of American and British in the cab of an American engine somewhere in Iran

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia winding around a gorge in the mountain pass

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia. Truck is shown rounding a turn as it heads for mountain top

Teheran, Iran. Mrs. Louis Dreyfus, wife of the United States Minister to Iran, visiting a poor section of the city

American troops of the 57th Fighter Group sightseeing among Roman ruins in Tunisia

Somewhere on the Persian corridor with a United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia. A colored soldier driver is all set to go

Correspondents with a United States Army truck convoy which carried supplies for the aid of Russia somewhere in Iran

Teheran, Iran. Polish youngster carrying an armload of loaves of bread made from Red Cross flour at an evacuation camp

Messina, Sicily. Workers outside the labor office where both skilled and unskilled are given assignments for the day

Teheran, Iran. Mrs. Louis Dreyfus, wife of the United States Minister to Iran, visiting native inhabitants

Notice to Sicilians of the labor regulations established by the Allied military government

American troops of the 57th Fighter Group sightseeing among Roman ruins in Tunisia

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia making a rest stop in a beautiful setting of clouds and snowcapped mountains

Tunis, Tunisia. A cheering crowd

Tunis, Tunisia. Allied troops entering the city

Teheran, Iran. Mrs. Louis Dreyfus, wife of the United States Minister to Iran, giving food to native children

United States Army nurses being helped into the back end of a truck somewhere in Iran

American troops of the 57th Fighter Group sightseeing among Roman ruins in Tunisia

Lieutenant Richard E. Duffey, twenty-four, of Walled Lake, Michigan, giving an account at the 57th Fighter Group base in Tunisia of the actions of his group during the air battle of April 18, in which four squadrons of the 57th Fighter Group destroyed seventy-four enemy planes. Lieutenant Duffey destroyed five in a single engagement

Somewhere in Iran. American, Russian and Royal air force pilots at a delivery point of Allied warplanes to the Russians

Tunis, Tunisia. Allied troops entering the city

A truck driver checking the oil. He is with a United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia. Somewhere in the Persian corridor

Major General Donald H. Connolly, the Commander of the United States Army forces in Iran and Iraq

Palermo (vicinity), Sicily. Holding a net with the toes while sewing it

Colonel Johnson somewhere in Iran

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia making a risky climb over a mountain pass

Teheran, Iran. Tiny Pole sitting in the dormitory step of a United States Red Cross evacuee camp

Lieutenant Colonel William K. McKnown, of Lawrence, Kansas, commander of the 314th Squadron of the 57th Fighter Group (center, wearing leather jacket) talking to his two aces, who each shot down five enemy planes over the Sicilian straits on April 18th; Lieutenant Duffey on his right and Lieutenant Powers on his left. The boys grouped around are officers of the 314th Squadron. Some of them took part in the air attack

Tripoli, Libya. A classic Roman head, blasted from the torso, resting amid the sandbags

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia winding around a gorge in the mountain pass

Some of the devastation around Tunis after the Allies delivered the knockout blow

Messina (vicinity), Sicily. People returning to their homes after the departure of the Germans

Tunis, Tunisia. People waving the tricolor as the Allies enter the city

An American sergeant receiving a decoration during the North African campaign. Archbishop Spellman of New York is watching the ceremony

Palermo (vicinity), Sicily. Fishing boats in the harbor

Somewhere in the Persian corridor with a United States convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia. Having a bad moment on the snowbound mountain pass as the American trucks ease by a disabled truck

Snow White, a B-24 bomber of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force at a forward bomber base in the Libyan desert. Among its crew, there are four members who flew the ship across the Atlantic and piloted it through thirty-six missions, compiling 300 combat hours it the Middle East

Tunis, Tunisia. Allied troops entering the city

Major General Lewis Brererton inspecting port facilities somewhere in the Middle East. Handling ships bringing supplies for the aid of Russia

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia climbing a mountain road

Tripoli, Libya. A native craftsman at his sewing machine

Higgins speedboats made in New Orleans in a port in the Middle East

Allied soldiers inspect the wreckage of one of the tanks of the German Tenth and Fifteenth Panzer Divisions. Photo made at Porto Farina where the Nazis were trapped

Sfax, Tunisia. Archbishop Spellman of New York talking with French officials on the streets. The official with the braid on his sleeve is the governor of Sfax, Monsieur R. Lement

An Italian seaplane on the Sicilian beach guarded by a British soldier

An American locomotive with an American soldier crew hauling freight to Russia somewhere in Iran

Major General Donald H. Connolly, Commander of the United States Army forces in Iran and Iraq at a press conference somewhere in Iran

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia stopping for a rest

B-24 bombers of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force at their base somewhere in Libya

Teheran, Iran. Polish faces

Archbishop Spellman of New York posing with the crew of a B-25 medium bomber at the farthest advanced U.S. bomber base in Tunisia

Repairing Sicilian roads demolished by the Germans in retreat

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia on a ledge of a rocky mountain

Major General Donald H. Connolly, Commander of the United States Army forces in Iran and Iraq at a press conference somewhere in Iran

Correspondents with a United States Army truck convoy which carried supplies for the aid of Russia somewhere in Iran

Major General Donald H. Connolly, the Commander of the United States Army forces in Iran and Iraq

Teheran, Iran. Polish refugee families awaiting evacuation

Iranian mechanic working on an American warplane about to be turned over to the Russians at a point of delivery somewhere in Iran

Officers of the 57th Fighter Group visiting Roman ruins in Tunisia

French citizens, in a frenzy of excitement, wave tricolors as Allied armies march into Tunis

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia. The convoy passing through a Persian village

Syracuse (vicinity), Sicily. A girl standing in the doorway of her makeshift home in the ruins of a Roman amphitheatre

Reading a newspaper published by and for Sicilians

American seaman giving a haircut to a fellow member of the crew as they pull in to unload their freight which is destined for Russia somewhere in the Middle East

Teheran, Iran. A Polish refugee who is a guard at an evacuee camp operated by the Red Cross. He had worked in Chicago, Illinois, but returned in 1934 to Poland

Syracuse (vicinity), Sicily. Ruins of a Roman amphitheatre with U.S. Army jeeps in the background

Castel Mola (vicinity), Sicily. A mountain and sea view to be seen from the castle. One of the peacetime attractions visited by the British Eighth Army on their day off

Major General Lewis Brererton inspecting port facilities handling ships bringing supplies for the aid of Russia somewhere in the Middle East

A Liberty ship carrying supplies destined for Russia docked at a port in the Middle East

Some of the damage done to Axis equipment between Tunis and Bizerte after the Allies delivered the knockout blow in Tunisia

Tunis, Tunisia Allied troops entering the city.

Pile of German helmets left by the Tenth and Fifteenth Panzer Divisions when their evacuation attempts from Porto Farina were frustrated

Somewhere in the Persian corridor. A United States Army truck convoy carrying supplies for the aid of Russia. From the left: Captain J. Priggee of Newark, New Jersey, the convoy leader, and Colonel Don Shingler, Commander United States Army truck fleets of Iran and Iraq. Colonel Shingler is wearing a government issue coat. Captain Priggee was a truck dispatcher in private life

Teheran, Iran. Women making their own clothing at a Polish evacuee camp operated by the Red Cross

American troops working on their billets somewhere in Iran. Left to right: Private Irvin George Wood of Oil Field, Kansas; Private Paul Robinette of Youngstown, Ohio; Private Russell Luther of Clay City, Indiana; Private Edward McBride of Columbus, Ohio

Palermo, Sicily. Allied soldiers listening to concert given for them by Palermo symphony orchestra and local vocal artists

Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York touring the North African battle front, saying mass for the men at the 57th Fighter Group of the U.S. Army 9th Air Force. This group, located "somewhere in Tunisia," knocked almost 100 Axis transports and fighters out of the skies in one engagement

Palermo, Sicily. Some of the artists and guests at the concert given by the Palermo symphony orchestra for the allied soldiers

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