• Short Summary

    A map illustrates the advance to Catania, images of battle aftermath abound, guns are fired in Lentini, Yugoslav men work among the wreckage, soldiers distribute food to hungry Sicilians, Italian prisoners are searched, fighting carries on in the streets of a small village, the Primsola Bridge is captured from German paratroopers before they can blow it up, a corn field burns, medics assist the wounded, and soldiers splash and bathe in a stream

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Advancing on Catania: Harder Going as the Armies Push North in Sicily

    ITALY: Sicily: Various:
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    AERODROMES Roller making runaway in Sicily


    BATHING Br: troops bathing & washing clothes in Sicily


    BRIDGES. Primsola Bridge captured in Sicily


    CORN Burning cornfield in Sicily


    DOGS. On Brit. tank Sicily C.U.


    FASCIST. In Civ. clothes rounded up & taken away in lorries Sicily


    FIRES. Burning cornfield in Sicily


    GERMAN MILITARY Wrecked tanks & planes in Sicily


    GUNS. PRIEST guns shell Lentini in Sicily.


    ITALY MILITARY Livorno Division captured in Sicily


    MAP. Relief of Sicily showing CATANIA


    NURSES. Italian Red X nurse helps in Sicily


    PRISONERS OF WAR Italian Livorno Division captured in Sicily


    RED CROSS. Italian Red X nurse helps in Sicily


    SICILY ADVANCE OF CATANIA..Map..wrecked Ger. Tank & plane..food distribution. at VIZZINI..PRIEST guns shell LENTINI tanks advance to PALAGONIA Y'slavs. clear ruins IT. Livorno div. captured..street fighting & burning corn-field..PRIMSOLA bridge capd..Tommies bathe in stream..Fascist round up Churchill poster C.U. Churchill (Lib.)


    STREET FIGHTING. Allies mop up Ger & It.soldiers in Sicily


    Military - Active

    Battle of the Catania Plain, Luftwaffe, Allies, soldiers, World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, army
    Background: A map illustrates the advance to Catania, images of battle aftermath abound, guns are fired in Lentini, Yugoslav men work among the wreckage, soldiers distribute food to hungry Sicilians, Italian prisoners are searched, fighting carries on in the streets of a small village, the Primsola Bridge is captured from German paratroopers before they can blow it up, a corn field burns, medics assist the wounded, and soldiers splash and bathe in a stream

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2OOWTNRQNG0UHD5XUU6DYQFR6
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OOWTNRQNG0UHD5XUU6DYQFR6
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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