THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
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On board HM Motor Minesweeper 88 during minesweeping operations off Anzio, Italy. On the left is "Shrapnel" the dog, ship's mascot, who has seen only 6 months service, having joined the ship during the Salerno landing. He is fond of chocolate, and is trying to wheedle himself a share of Stoker Whadcoat's chocolate ration. Whadcoat is from Redditch, Worcestershire.
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