Photo #: NH 1569
Messina Earthquake, 28 December 1908
Italian soldiers recovering earthquake victims from wrecked buildings in Messina, Sicily. Photographed on or about 9 January 1909. Ships of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet called at Messina to render what assistance they could provide.
Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright, 1928.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 24 September 2008