Army & Navy - Men of Italy

Italians who once fought without love for Mussolini and are now prisoners of war will be given the chance to become active participants on the other side. The War Department announced last week that Italian captives, of whom 50,136 are interned in the U.S., may volunteer in the U.S. Army.*

They will be used in service units, both here and overseas, but not in actual combat. They will enjoy special privileges not allowed them as prisoners, such as visits from relatives and friends. They will be subject to regular Army regulations, and will wear overseas caps with a red and green...