Images from the Allied armies advance and taking of Naples during World War 2.
Tanks firing into Torre Annunciata with volcano Mount Vesuvius in the background / explosion in street / tanks entering town vehicle along street / civilians lining street applauding / people on balcony / crowded street with people clapping
Sign "Campo Di Concentramento" (Concentration Camp) / people leaving camp / food being given to camp internees / boy getting many tins of food / Jewish wedding ceremony in camp / people looking on / priest placing ring / bridge and groom and guests walking away from ceremony / bride and groom kiss / British vehicles and troops parked in village on way to Naples / US soldier and British soldier feeding dog and children / Allied soldiers and armoured vehicles along through village past damaged buildings
Sign "Pompei" / soldiers standing in Roman arena which is damaged by bomb crater / Allied soldiers seated in arena / soldiers looking columns of Roman building
US armoured car and motorcyclist road through mountains / tunnel in hills
US troops through tunnel and along road towards Scafati
Formation of Mitchell bombers in flight / air view of bombs bursting on the ground / Mitchell bombers in flight / air view of bombs bursting on enemy positions
British troops in line moving into Scafati / British Bren gun in position on balcony / British firing mortar from Bren carrier / explosion in street / British troops moving forward in street, mopping up / soldier up street / British troops banging on door with rifles / troops moving cautiously along road / German prisoners along road / British troops moving down street as local people applaud / damaged Bren carrier at scene where 3 war correspondents were killed / graves of the 3 correspondents being arranged / grave marker with name "S. G. Sale" (Stewart Sale - Reuters) / grave marker with name "A. B. Austin" (Alexander Austin - Daily Herald) / grave marker with name "W. Munday" (William Munday - Australian Press and News Chronicle) / graves in field
Armoured vehicles entering the city / Garibaldi statue in Naples Square with armoured cars parked next / civilians with "Welcome" banner / group of civilians following armoured car through street / girl kissing American soldier / vehicles along crowded street / two young German prisoners / lorry load of Americans through cheering crowd / crowd jumping up the back of lorry / cheering crowd in street / American being chaired by crowd / mass crowd in street
Background: Images from the Allied armies advance and taking of Naples during World War 2.