Army Numerical 27483-28340 - Italy - Album 66 of 110 [graphic material]

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    R112, Volume number: 42831, Box number: DND 023
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    1 album. ca. 67 b&w photographs (contact sheets). 67 album pages
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    Scope and content:
    The file consists of one album containing 67 pages of contact sheets. Each page shows several Army Numerical series photographs. These depict Canadian Army operations in Italy from 8-31 December 1943. A set of photographs dated 27 November 1943 that depicts civilians in Naples has also been incorporated near the beginning of the album. The photographs are arranged numerically and (roughly) chronologically. The range of Army Numerical photographs in this album cover item numbers 27483 to 28340, with gaps. This print album was originally used for DND photo reference purposes and may show censor marks, and other notations.
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    Textual records (Electronic) Finding aid 24-513P-ARMY is a photo caption list created by DND relating to photo items 27483-28340. Note that captions were not provided for all photographs. The finding aid is available as a PDF attached to this record. 24-513P-ARMY (90 90: Open)

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    General Note:
    The prints in this album document Canadian army activities in Italy from December 1943. Subjects photographed include personnel and equipment, captured and destroyed German armoured vehicles and enemy dead, de-mining operations, Canadian army and Allied military leadership, events and military operations surrounding the Battle of Ortona, Christmas 1943 activities at the Front, the ruined condition of Ortona in late December, civilians, the liberation of villages and towns, sports events and general entertainment/performances provided for soldiers.
    Related material:
    The b&w safety negatives for photographs found in this album (numbers 27483 to 28340) can be found in CANADA. DEPT. OF NATIONAL DEFENCE 1967-052 DND box 023 (27050 to 28641).
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