62 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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THEY GOT WHAT IT TAKES A Canadian patrol being briefed before setting out on a dangerous mission in italy. The briefing officer is Lieut. H. Rayner of Toronto in foreground. (Canadian Army Overseas Photo)
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ITALY Air Force MUSSOLINI ATTENDS ITALIAN AIR FORCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS. 30.3.36 Mussolini, with General Goamboas, the Hungarian Premier, attended the celebrations on the 13th anniversary of the foundation of the Italian Air Force, at the Littorio Airport, Rome recently. O.P.S. A squadron of bombing planes fly over head in salute as troops on the ground march past Mussollini and General Goamboas, at Littorio Airport. 39/P Keystone
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W.G. (Bing) COUGHLIN FAMOUS CANADIAN ARMY CARTOONIST DRAWS ANOTHER GEM Sgt. W.G. "Bing" Coughlin of Ottawa, 32-year-old artist, whose now famous cartoons "This Army", are serviced to more than 60 Canadian daily newspapers, through the Directorate of Public Relations (Army), is shown designing for his readers another humorous sidelight in the life of the Canadian soldier. His page album of cartoons printed in Italy promises to become a Mediterranean best seller. More than 80,000 copies are now in circulation. (Canadian Army Photo)
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Benito MUSSOLINI Italy. Politician Hitler and Mussolini inspect a guard of honor in Munich in 1937
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Benito Mussolini Italy BACKIN 1937 after they conferred on closer relations, Mussolini wore a very self-satisfied expression as he took leave of Hitler. It was not long after that he was forced to revise his estimate of himself as a smart card-handler in a crooked game of diplomatic poker.
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