Italian paratroopers in a forest at Monte Cassino, Italy, 1943-1944, photo 2 of 3

Caption   Italian paratroopers in a forest at Monte Cassino, Italy, 1943-1944, photo 2 of 3 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 101I-578-1931-08A
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 30 Mar 2013

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1. Anonymous says:
30 Mar 2013 05:05:06 AM

One guy appears to have lost an arm and none appear to be wearing German paratrooper helmets. Could they be Italians rather than Germans?
2. Cris says:
12 Nov 2013 12:34:41 AM

Again, those are Italian paratroopers.
3. IAC says:
24 May 2015 11:31:43 AM

The 4 Troops in smocks are Italians.
FJs wouldn't be wearing full Italian uniforms & equipment.
4. Anonymous says:
14 Oct 2016 03:21:20 AM

It is not Cassino, grouping Nimbus with FJ 4 Division. Ardea Area (Rome) on the left Marshal Canova, died a few days later
5. Anonymous says:
12 Dec 2016 10:13:59 PM

6. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
14 Dec 2016 07:49:02 AM

Thanks, the caption has been corrected.

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