• Short Summary

    Footage of allied landings on Sicily and mainland Italy.

  • Description

    SICILY: St. Theresa de Diva:
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    GV and LV St. Theresa de Diva beach with landing craft and general activity. LV lorry with troops backing onto landing craft. GV pan landing craft off beach pan to troops going aboard. SV troops going aboard landing craft. SBV Oerlikon gun fired by soldier. GV enemy fighter in air and tracers.

    Catania:
    GV and LV mass landing craft and troops etc. in harbour of Catania. SV troops on board. GV St. Theresa de Diva beach with landing craft and general activity. LV beach with landing craft and general activity. LV lorry with troops backing onto landing craft. GV pan landing craft off beach pan to troops going aboard. SV troops going aboard landing craft. SBV Oerlikon gun fired by soldier. GV enemy fighter in air and tracers.

    ITALY: Reggio:
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    Big GV and LV barges landing in cove. SV dawn shot troops landing on beach. SV dawn shot troops along beach pan down to feet on soil. LV troops along beach thru barbed wire. SV landing barge coming up the beach. LV Jeep with troops and lorry off landing barge. SV troops sitting in foreground pan up to lorry and tank coming off. CU towards Priest tank coming off with troops. SV pan Priest tank coming off. LV troops down gangway of barge into water and onto beach. CU troops down gangway of barge and wading waist deep thru water. GV pan activity on beach and gun in foreground. Map scene showing Italy in relation to Germany and Balkans, arc showing bombing range, lines and bombing effect over Germany and Balkans, holding map with lines.

    Military - Active; World War II; Second World War
    Background: Footage of allied landings on Sicily and mainland Italy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6L35DRK1SAEYSD2D1Q2PQPQK4
    Media URN:
    VLVA6L35DRK1SAEYSD2D1Q2PQPQK4
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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