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Document for July 10th:
"Lt. Col. Lyle Bernard ... discusses military strategy with Lt. Gen. George S. Patton."

"Lt. Col. Lyle Bernard, CO, 30th Infantry Regiment, ... discusses military strategy with Lt. Gen. George S. Patton. Near Brolo." 1943. 111-SC-246532." (National Archives Identifier: 531335); Signal Corps Photographs of American Military Activity, 1754 - 1954; Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982; Record Group 111; National Archives and Records Administration.

On July 10, 1943, the Allied invasion of Sicily during World War II began. Taken near Brolo, Sicily, this photograph shows General George S. Patton conferring with Lieutenant Colonel Lyle Bernard. The caption reads: "Lieutenant Colonel Lyle Bernard, Colorado, 30th Infantry Regiment, a prominent figure in the second daring amphibious landing behind enemy lines on Sicily’s north coast, discusses military strategy with Lieutenant General George S. Patton. Near Brolo., 1943 "

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