• Short Summary

    Most impressive pictures yet received from Italy show tremendous air-pounding of key town on road to Rome.

  • Description

    GOOD SCENES:
    SV British troops chopping down and clearing woods.
    SV British troops chopping down and clearing woods.
    SV British troops carrying bundles of twins away.
    LV British troops taking bundles or twigs from lorry and putting them in a big pile pan to pile of twigs.
    CUSV New Zealand soldier.
    SV Bulldozer ploughing thru ground.
    BV Bulldozer ploughing thru ground.
    CU bulldozer ploughing thru ground pan down to earth falling into large hole.
    GV steam shovel putting earth onto lorry.
    Nearer shot steam shovel putting earth onto lorry.
    CU pan steam shovel in operation.
    SV British troops with full kit towards camera. (ORIG. NEG.)
    SV Fortress in air. nearer shot Fortresses in air.(BLUE).
    GV Fortresses in formation. (ORIG. NEG.)
    Background: Most impressive pictures yet received from Italy show tremendous air-pounding of key town on road to Rome. Allied aircraft fly three thousand sorties and obliterate target.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA580HCCYNXLPPSH4ANRUQV5G2P
    Media URN:
    VLVA580HCCYNXLPPSH4ANRUQV5G2P
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:17:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    ITALY / DEFENCE: World War 2: Cassino bombing by allied aircraft ITALY / DEFENCE: World War 2: Cassino bombing by allied aircraft

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