"THEY WERE THERE!
"Reading about their own exploits in the columns
of their home newspapers absorbs the interest of four
ordnance company soldiers of the 45th Div. on the 5th
Army beachhead in Italy. They are (left to right)
Pvt. First Class John E. Cooper of Los Angeles, California,
Private First Class Henry Brass of Boston, Massachusetts,
Private J.C. Pickett of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Private
First Class Albert Butler of McRae, Georgia."
Date: 11 April 1944
III-SC 313034, Credit NARA.