• Short Summary

    Aerial footage shows the aftermath of air and naval bombardment on Santa Marija and Lampedusa islands, the United States Air Force readies bombers for an attack on the isle of Taranto, and US aeroplanes drop their bombs through an Italian smokescreen

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Allied Attack from North Africa: Air Offensive Against Italy

    ITALY: Santa Marija, Lampedusa ,and Taranto:
    EXT

    NORTH AFRICA:
    EXT

    BOMBS Bombing up Liberators..leaving plane..exploding on.... TARANTO Italy

    ITALY TARANTO bombed by U.S.A.A. Liberators

    TARANTO Liberators bomb..explosions on ground

    World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, North African campaign, Allies, Axis, Operation Pedestal, Santa Marija convoy, Operation Corkscrew, Regia Marina, Battle (or Night) of Taranto
    Background: Aerial footage shows the aftermath of air and naval bombardment on Santa Marija and Lampedusa islands, the United States Air Force readies bombers for an attack on the isle of Taranto, and US aeroplanes drop their bombs through an Italian smokescreen

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5NMYWTPPH6C74M12LZFEXJ23N
    Media URN:
    VLVA5NMYWTPPH6C74M12LZFEXJ23N
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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