• Short Summary

    Allied forces execute air and land raids on German troops in Cassino, with reenactments of planning sessions shown in detail

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Gigantic Air Assault on Cassino

    ITALY: Lazio: Frosinone: Cassino:
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    AEROPLANES. R.A.F. In conjunction w. U.S. Marauders & liberators bomb town of Cassino & Monastery


    AEROPLANE, American. Briefing of pilots before raid on Cassino & Monastery..MARAUDERS & LIBERATORS take-off & over target..bombing..explosions..officers discuss plan for raid w. Gen. Cannon


    BOMBS U.S. Marauders & Liberators bomb Cassino & Monastery w. R.A.F..explosions & fires on ground

    CANNON, General (U.S.Air Corps). Discusses plans w.officers for attack on Cassino


    GUNS. Infantry open up on slopes of Cassino..bombard town & Monastery..& automatic weapons


    INDIA. Troops advance w.Allies on Cassino


    ITALY. Advance on CASSINO..bombing of town & Monastery..infantry move up & tanks..N.Z.soldier has wounds dressed..bulldozer at work


    MILITARY BRITISH. Preparations for attack on Cassino..infantry w. automatic weapons move up & bombard..N.Z.group quarrying..Indians also move up..tanks advance.. N.Z.soldier has wounds dressed


    MONASTERY. shots on hill..shells bursting & huge explosions At Cassino St. Benedictine bombed by U.S. Liberators & Fortresses & R.A.F. planes..artillery fire from infantry on hills..explosions & smoke


    NEW ZEALAND Group of N. Zealanders do some quarrying before attack on Cassino..one soldier has wounded dressed on roadside


    TRACTORS Bulldozer at work in preparation for attack on Cassino, Italy


    Italy; Airforce - Active

    bomb, bombs, bombing, bombings, US Air Force, USAF, Royal Air Force, RAF, aircraft, bomber, bombers, air raid, WWII, Second World War, Allis, Axis, bombardments, assualts, artillery, infantry, warfare, World War II, World War Two, war
    Background: Allied forces execute air and land raids on German troops in Cassino, with reenactments of planning sessions shown in detail

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC7KM8SD7C3KK02LK6RTKPB2TP
    Media URN:
    VLVAC7KM8SD7C3KK02LK6RTKPB2TP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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