Sicily, Pre Invasion – 4th July 1943


(NA 4003): Troops marching away after the Service. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 4004): Troops marching away after the Service. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 4005): Troops marching away after the Service. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 4006): Troops marching away after the Service. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 4007): Brigadier P. Hicks, DSO.,MC., taking the Salute at the March Past after the Service. Copyright: © IWM.


(NA 4128): Capt. Simon Bakker, Master of the Royal Netherland transport, Christiaan Huygens. This ship well known on the AMSTERDAM-JAVA service, took part in the Sicilian invasion. Capt. Bakker is seen in centre. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 4129): Men of the 6th Bn. Durham Light Infantry enter assault craft, during a final operational check-up before sailing. Copyright: © IWM. 

 (NA 4130) Copyright: © IWM.