• Short Summary

    The Royal Air Force evacuating villagers in Italy, and the lava from the 1944 eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroys everything in its path

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Vesuvius

    ITALY: Naples: Mount Vesuvius:
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    AEROPLANES. R.A.F. R.A.F.personnel help to evacuate refugees after eruption of Vesuvius 1944


    ITALY. VERSUVIUS erupts 1944..air shots..smoke & lava pour downhill smashing houses..night shots fire.. shot BAY OF NAPLES w. Versuvius in background.. village of SAN SEBASTINAO showing destruction.. R.A.F. personnel help to evacuate refugees


    MAP. Model plastic map ITALY


    MILITARY BRITISH. Br: & Allied troops help evacuation of refugees from Italy when VESUVIUS erupts..load furniture..feed children etc.


    NAPLES Shot of Naples in background when Vesuvius erupts.


    VESUVIUS Erupts 1944..Lava and fires.. wrecked homes population evacuated


    VOLCANOS VERSUVIUS erupts 1944 .. night shots of lava & fires .. pouring downhill & wrecking houses .. smoke from mouth .. army helps to evacuate refugees .. air shots steam thro pavement V.G.


    Italy; Environment; Volcanoes; Disasters and Accidents

    volcano, eruption, eruptions, evacuations, devastation, aid
    Background: The Royal Air Force evacuating villagers in Italy, and the lava from the 1944 eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroys everything in its path

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7XQDMMDOY0QIYVDBRDPNH3AV7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XQDMMDOY0QIYVDBRDPNH3AV7
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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