A field kitchen at over 6000 feet

Description

This photograph shows an Italian field kitchen, created to provide hot meals for soldiers even in a mountainous area. The picture belongs to the photographic department of the Supreme Command of the Royal Italian Army, from an album entitled The War, in which the more ‘glorious’ memories of the war were illustrated.

Full title:
A kitchen at 2000 metres
Created:
1918
Format:
Photograph
Held by:
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
Usage terms:
Public Domain

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Mountain warfare in the Italian theatre of war

Article by:
Vanda Wilcox
Theme:
Life as a soldier

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