Excerpts and pictures from the soldier's "Yank" Magazine as well as other references of the life and times of the World War II era.
Friday, May 25, 2012
These are Germans evacuating Rome. Before any Allied troops entered the capital city, and Italian took these pictures of the withdrawing Germans from the upper story window of the house were he had concealed himself. Later he gave them to YANKs Sgt. George Aarons, who reached Rome with the first Allied patrols.