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Colorado Soldiers invade Sicily 
 
U.S. Army tank at Sicily beach landing  

A U.S. Army tank supports the invasion of Sicily on July 10, 1943. Signal Corps photo MM-43-01-32 (Osborne)

On July 10, 1943, Colorado's 157th Infantry made its first combat beach landing of World War II at Scoglitti, Sicily.

This assault was the first leg of a two-year journey that resulted in the defeat of the German army and the liberation of millions set to be unlawfully executed.

7/6/2014