Images from the Allied armies advance and taking of Naples during World War 2.
SLATE INFORMATION: Allies enter Naples (British Olympic News)
Tanks lined up along road / General Sir Bernard Montgomery (Commander, British Eigth Army) and General Mark Clark (Commander, US Fifth Army) along / Montgomery talking to British and US war correspondents / Allied jeeps and trucks along road / truck towing artillery gun / mobile howitzer along road / ruined buildings / troops shifting rubble / earthmover shifting rubble
Tank along road through town / tank in street / British soldier aiming gun over wall / building / British soldiers firing at building / woman bandaging head of British soldier
Taranto harbour / ships in harbour / Italian prisoners unloading supplies from ship.
Italian soldier along street on horse drawn gun carriage / Italian soldiers in old fashioned army followed by more modern lorry.
Brindisi harbour with old fashioned masted Italian training ship / fascist monument in harbour / Italian seaplanes on water / General Pietro Badoglio down steps out of building with British officer / Badoglio and British Officer.
Sicily: Gerbini Airfield:
US P-38 Lightning fighters lined up at airfield / airman opening cockpit / Lightning fighter aircraft taking off / Mitchell bombers taking off / Mitchell bomber aircraft flying in formation
Air view (aerial) of smoke coming from volcano / aircraft flying over island of Stromboli / Mitchell bomber aircraft in flight
Air view (aerial) of bombs bursting around Naples area/ bombs dropping from Mitchell bomber aircraft / air view of bombs exploding on ground
Background: Images from the Allied armies advance and taking of Naples during World War 2.