Photo #: USA C-799 (Color)
Liberation of Rome, June 1944
Crowds attend a retreat ceremony, in which the American flag that flew over the White House on 7 December 1941 was raised over the Victor Emmanuel II Monument in Rome, circa early June 1944. The monument is in the right background.
Building at left bears a sign reading "Rome Area Command".
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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15 November 2000