“Little Caproni” for Australian pilots A school and tourist plane Caproni Ca.100, perhaps of a Sicilian flying club, seized by the Royal Australian Air Force after the conquest of the Sicily, repainted by the RAAF’s colors and insignia.
Lot 11638-7: Operation Husky - Invasion of Sicily, Italy, 9 July – August 17, 1943. Italian Airmen and Their Liberators. Hundreds of Italian aviators escaped from the mainland and volunteered their services to the Allies. Here is one working on an engine, September 1943. Office of War Information Photograph.
World War Two, United States Army Air Force (U.S.A.A.F.), 5th Photo Reconnaissance Group, 4th Photo Squadron: "Mail call." Handwritten on back: "Must read a letter from home!" Cpl. Donald Krasno (Photo Lab Tech), Italy, 1944 or 1945