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Photos of General Mark Clark in Italy

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UPDATE: The bottom photo from 1943 was available on eBay in 2017. Here’s another one, this time from 1944, that is on eBay.

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“1944 Press Photo General Mark Clark & officers ride jeep in Rome During WWII. This is an original press photo. World War II – Italy (Entry into Rome). In three-star jeep, Lieutenant General Mark Clark (left front), fifth army commander, rides through a Rome street June 5, day after Allies captured the city. In rear seat are Major General Alfred M. Gruenther (left), Clark’s chief of staff, and Major General Geoffrey Keyes, second corps commander. St. Peter’s cathedral is in background. Photo measures 7.5 x 10.5 inches. Photo is dated 6-5-1944.”

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From a 2017 eBay auction: “1943- Lieutenant General Mark Clark, Commander of the Allied Fifth Army in Italy, reviews beachhead battlefronts near Anzio from a jeep with Army officers during an inspection tour.
Photo measures approx. 6 1/2″ x 8 1/2”

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4 Comments on “Photos of General Mark Clark in Italy

  1. Steve E.

    Gen. Clark is way too tall for that little Jeep. He makes that Jeep look like a pedal car. Ike should have given him a command car. I’m sure he was never physically able to drive a Jeep.

    **Steve. E.**

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