• Short Summary

    Images from the Allied armies advance and taking of Naples during World War 2.

  • Description

    Torre Annunciata:
    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

    Near Cozensa:
    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

    Pompeii:
    Sign "Pompei" / soldiers standing in Roman arena which is damaged by bomb crater / Allied soldiers seated in arena / soldiers looking columns of Roman building

    Near Scafati:
    US armoured car and motorcyclist road through mountains / tunnel in hills

    Agerola:
    US troops through tunnel and along road towards Scafati

    Location unknown:
    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

    Scafait:
    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

    Naples:
    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEO1Z6ZMU3BXN98IE44196O4UL
    Media URN:
    VLVAEO1Z6ZMU3BXN98IE44196O4UL
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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