• Short Summary

    Allied troops in southern Italy around Naples and Foggia.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Allies cross the Volturno

    Cava:
    Town / allied tank along street as local carries bundles in foreground / town being shelled / wrecked German tank at side of road / German prisoners marched along

    Location unknown:
    british soldiers running to man 17 pounder guns / shell being wiped down / gun loaded / gun fired / gun reloaded / gun being aimed / gun fired

    Foggia:
    Signs "Foggia" on railway station building damaged by gun and shellfire with tracks covered in rubble from fallen masonry / twisted and bent railway tracks / remains of power station / wrecked buildings / airfield / US transport aircraft / lorry backing up to aircraft / Australian troops unloading oil drums from aircraft

    Naples:
    View over city with Vesuvius in background / ship laying on its side in the harbour with Red cross symboil painted on funnel / buildings wrecked on quayside / damage to harbour / people crowded onto street / people trying to get water as soldiers try to control crowd / Italian Prime Minister General Pietro Badoglio and British Lieutenant General Noel Mason-Macfarlane (Allied Control Commission for Italy) talking with war correspondents / US General Mark Clark (Allied Commander in Italy) from jeep / Clark talking with US General Matthew Ridgway / Clark boarding Piper Cub aircraft aircraft taxiing onto road used as runway and taking off
    Background: Allied troops in southern Italy around Naples and Foggia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4CIPF7WLC0QXUPSUFOEQC50B1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CIPF7WLC0QXUPSUFOEQC50B1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    WORLD WAR 2 / ITALY: Allied troops around Naples and Foggia

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