1 Canadian Corps leaves Italy

Early in 1945, Canadian units were withdrawn from the campaign in Italy so they could join the Canadian divisions fighting in north-west Europe. On their departure, the army commander thanked them for their work since the invasion of Sicily in July 1943.

Personal Message from the Army Commander [Lieut.-General R.L. McCreery] To All Ranks, 1 Canadian Corps, 17 February 1945

s.l., 22.6cm x 36.2cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
Second World War