Castle of Duino (the Allied HQ), 2nd batt Lancashire Fusiliers, de Renzi & Hawke salute.
Italian troops take over Trieste.
Soldiers of the 551st. regiment prepare to leave Prosecco Barrack. U.S. Gen. John A. Dabney comes out of the barrack to meet Gen. de Renzi. Sign 'Spearhead regiment'. U.S. flag. The Castle of Duino where the Allied Headquarters are (2 shots). Children waving Italian flag. The flag of the 2nd battalion Lancashire Fusiliers arrives, followed by the battalion. British troops, drawn up. Arrival of the U.S. Army Guard of Honour. Anglo-American troops at attention, presenting arms. Photographers. Gen. de Renzi, Vice. Chief of the Staff of Italian Army, arrives in Trieste, to take over Military Command of the town. Gen. de Renzi is accompanied by Minister Fracassi (in civilian dress). Gen. de Renzi and Ten. Col of U.S. Army Hawke, exchange military salutes. Gen. de Renzi and others pass review British and American troops drawn up in the courtyard of the castle. After the review the Military authorities go inside the castle where Gen. de Renzi will take over from Gen. Winterton.