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This is the Railroad Bridge over the Tevere southeast of Orvieto, Italy, just west of Guardea, (date unknown). This was the target over which Lt. Charville received a serious flak wound in his left leg on his last mission, for which he received the Purple Heart.  According to a quote in Lt. Charville's hometown newspaper about the event, he stated "We had just turned off the target, the Guadea railroad bridge near Orvieto, when I was hit".

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