Members of the 126th Mtn. Engineers, 10th Mtn. Division, and an M-10 of the 701st TD Bn await their chance to make the 300 yards into Tole, Italy. The road is under observation by the Germans. April 16, 1945. Signal Corps Photo #270865 from the National Archives.
An M-10 of the 701st TD Bn passes a destroyed church in Querceta, Italy, as it moves forward to a new position in support of the 92nd ID. Feb 8, 1945. The 92nd was engaged in the offensive as part of the Fifth Army. Signal Corps Photo #329837 from the National Archives.
An M-10 of the 701st TD Bn, mounting a 3" gun, advances along a mountain road in the M. Terminale area, Italy, in support of the 10th Mtn. Division, which is pushing north from Porretta toward the Po Valley. In background is a half finished Bailey Bridge and a Sherman tank that is out of action. March 3, 1945. Signal Corps Photo #329838 from the National Archives.
M-10's of the 701st TD Bn, 1st Armored Divison, equipped with 3" guns, firing as artillery at German positions across the Arno River in Ponsacco, Italy. August 25, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #421417 from the National Archives.
Lieutenant John E. Dooley stands (in only a t-shirt) with a group of men, waiting to ship home. This photo was taken in June of 1945, just south of Balogna, Italy. Photo courtesy of John G. Dooley.
Lt. John E. Dooley on left, takes a motorcycle ride with his friend Forbes. Date is unknown but probably taken after hostilities had ceased. Photo courtesy of John G. Dooley.
The photo is dated January 27, 1945, and was taken in the Lucca area of Italy. This was probably the location of the Fifth Army rest area, at that time. On far left, the Commanding General of the 1st Armored Division, Major General Vernon E. Prichard congratulates the captain of the 701st Basketball team, on winning the 1st Armored Division Tournament. The team captain is 1st Sergeant Earl L. Urban who served in Company C of the unit. Earl entered the service from Ashland, Ohio, and was later Killed in Action on April 23rd during action in Northern Italy. Photo courtesy of the Urban family.
Fifth Army troops, specifically TDs of the 701st Tank Destroyer Battalion, attached to the 1st Armored Division Battalion, cross the river Arno, in the vicinity of Cascina, Italy. The TDs cross at a point where the river is low enough to cause no difficulty. Taken on September 1, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #331921 from the National Archives.