Italian soldiers with anti-aircraft machine gun


This photograph shows Italian soldiers who were assigned to an anti-aircraft machine gun. The location is unspecified. The dog that can be seen in the foreground, along with other dogs, assisted in searches for wounded soldiers.

Il Mondo was a weekly publication about politics and culture, published in Rome between 1949 and 1966.

Full title:
Anti-aircraft location
1914 - 1918
Held by:
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
Usage terms:
Public Domain

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