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    British Eighth Army and U.S. Fifth Army invade the soft underbelly of Europe through Italy?

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Broken Axis, Italian Surrender Disintegrates Three-Power Pact

    ITALY: Calabria:
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    AARNOLD, Major General Mjr.Gen.H.H.at Citadel, Quebec for Conference w. Allied Chiefs

    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT Troops & equipment embark from Sicily..land at dawn in Italy..disembark.

    ATHLONE, Earl of At Quebec Conference..arr:at Rideau Hall w.Roosevelt

    BADGER, Admiral oscar. At Quebec Conference


    BEST, Doctor C.H. (co-discoverer of Insulin) Presnets honorary degree Doctor of Law to Pres. Roosevelt from University of London, Eng. in Canada


    BRACKEN BRENDON. (Minister of Information). At Press meeting w.Churchill, Roosevelt etc.Quebec


    BREADNER, Air Marshal L.S. At Quebec Conference


    BROOKE, Sir Alan. At Quebec Conference


    CANADA. Mass church parade in open air attended by Mrs. Mary Churchill..all services present..Churchill & Roosevelt w.heads of services at Quebec Conference..Mary speaks to people of Canada & U.S.A..P.M.w. Mackenzie King drives thro' streets in Quebec..Roosevelt visits Ottawa..at War Memorial


    CHURCHES. Mrs. Churchill & daughter Mary attend mass Church Parade in Quebec.. Army, Navy & Air Force take part..Altar w. airmen in foreground..Catholic Mass w. CWAC girls..stages in open air W.wife & Mary return home from Quebec


    CHURCHILL, Mary. Now Mrs Christopher Soames Speaks to Canada..w.mother at mass Church Parade..takes salute w1Capt.Gaurreau & Brig.Gen.Blais..w.C.W.C.officers at Kent House, Quebec..w.mother at window of City Hall.


    CHURCHILL, Mary. Now Mrs Christopher Soames Returns home from Canada w.Father & mother


    CHURCHILL Welcomed in Quebec..w.MacKenzie King meets Mr.Soong..goes for drive w.MacKenzie King..at Quebec Hall.. w. Roosevelt & Mr.King meet reporters at end of Conference..on terrace of Citadel..w.Eden,Bracken etc.


    CHURCHILL Mrs. Churchill w.Mary at Mass Church Parade,Quebec..together at City Hall.


    COLERIDGE, Commander R. Commander R.D. at Quebec Conference


    COOKE, Rear-Admiral Charles M. At Quebec Conference


    DEANE, Brig. Gen. J.R. (Sec.to U.S.Chiefs of Staff) At Quebec Conference


    DILL, Major General (Sir John). At Quebec Conference


    EDEN, Mr.Anthony. At Quebec Conference


    EISENHOWER, General. Speaks when ITALY SURRENDERS


    FAIRCHILD, Mjr-Gen. M.S. At Quebec Conference


    FLAGS. British & U.S. used in Quebec Conference


    FREASEMEN, Commander W.L. At Quebec Conference


    GAURREAU, Captain. R.C.N.V.R. W.Mary Churchill & Brig-Gen. Blais takes salute at open air mass Church Parade in Quebec..all services present


    HANDY, Mjr. Gen. T.H. At Quebec Conference


    HARRIMAN, Mrs (U.S. Minister to Norway) Arrives Citadel,Quebec w.other officials(conference)


    HULL, Cordell. Arr:conference Quebec met by Mackenzie King.


    ISMAY, Lt. Gen. Sir Hastings (Staff Officer Minister of Defence) At Quebec Conference


    KING ADMIRAL/(U.S). R.M. Admiral E.J.at Quebec Conference


    KING, MacKenzie. W.Churchill welcomes Mr.Soong to Quebec..arr; Conference w.Cordell Hull..goes for drive w.Churchill.. at City Hall..W.P.M.& Roosevelt meet reporters..welcomes Roosevelt to Canada.


    KNOX, Col. Frank. & wife. At Quebec Conference


    KUTER, Brig-Gen. Lawrence. At Quebec Conference


    LEAHY ADMIRAL. At Citadel. Quebec for Conference..churchill etc.


    LETTSON, Brig-Gen. At Citadel, Quebec for Conference w. Allied Chiefs


    LONG, Commander Victor. At Quebec Conference


    LOVETTE, Commander (U.S. Navy Public Relations) At Quebec Conference


    MAP. Italy, showing ring round S. Europe


    MARSHALL, George C. General. (U.S.) At Quebec Conference


    MILITARY BRITISH. Beach in Sicily before Italy surrendered..men embarking.. ships & lorries go aboard..night crossing..A.C.L's land S. Italy at dawn..men & cars etc. disembark.. tommy waves car on its way..lib: scenes N. Africa campaign ..wade thro' water to shore.


    MORROW, Wing Commander (Sec. to Canadian Chiefs). At Quebec Conference


    MOUNTBATTEN, Lord Louis & Lady. Lord Louis at table Quebec Conference


    MUSSOLINI. Lib.shots in QUEBEC CONFERENCE


    NAVAL BRITISH. A.C.L's & shipping w. men & equipment etc. at Sicilian Port..cross straits in darkness..land & disembark S. Italy at dawn..ship's A.A. guns firing at plane


    NELLES, Vice Ad.Percy At Quebec Conference w.Chiefs of Staff


    OTTAWA. Pres.Roosevelt visits..speaks to crowd..at war memorial.. at Rideau Hall w. Earl of Athlone..Dr Best presents honorary degree to Roosevelt..speaks at House of Commons..At Quebec w. Churchill


    PORTAL,Sir C. At Quebec Conference w.Chiefs of Staff


    POUND Ad Sir Dudley. At Quebec Conference


    QUEBEC QUEBEC CONFERENCE..Churchill & Roosevelt w.heads of staff..Mackenzie King w.Churchill meet Mr.Soong.


    QUEBEC King w.P.M.drive thro' streets..Mary addresses people of Canada...Mrs.Churchill w.Mary attend open air service mass Church Parade..Chiefs of Staff in Conference Room..reporters interviews P.M..Roosevelt etc. on terrace of Citadel.


    REMOND, Grig.H. At Quebec Conference


    ROYAL, Captain F.B. At Quebec Conference


    SHIPPING. In Sicilian port ready for invasion of Italy..cross Straits in darkness..land S. Italy at dawn..men & equipment disembark


    SOONG, T.V. Dr. Arr: Quebec for Conference..met by Churchill & Mackenzie King.


    LAURENT, Hon.L.S.St.(Canada's Minister of Justice.) Greets Col. Knox at Quebec Conference


    STUART, Gen. K. (Canadian Chief of Staff). At Citadel, Quebec for Conference .. Churchill etc.


    WEDEMEYER, Brig-Gen. A.C. At Quebec Conference


    willson, Vice-Admiral Russell. At Quebec Conference


    WOMEN ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS (AMERICAN). Mrs. Churchill w. daughter Mary attend open air mass Church Parade..C.W.A.C. girls present..Mary w. C.W.A.C's at Kent House, Quebec.

    Strait of Messina, Calabria, Sicily, Salerno, Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Lieutenant-General Mark Wayne Clark, Operation Baytown, Operation Slapstick, Operation Avalanche, Benito Mussolini, Il Duce, Second World War, World War II, WWII, war, World War II, Jeep, LST, landing, invasion, capitulation, surrender, Allied, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, RAF, RN, British Army, U.S. Army, U.S. Army Air Corps, USAAC, anti-aircraft, flak, ack ack, gunfire, fighter planes, warplane, lorry, armoured car, armour, soldier, Tommy
    Background: British Eighth Army and U.S. Fifth Army invade the soft underbelly of Europe through Italy in Operation Baytown under Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, leading to the unconditional surrender of Italy and its removal as an Axis power

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7UBQ87YGB73XSCF61D7F4LCMC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7UBQ87YGB73XSCF61D7F4LCMC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:12:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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