Ceremony at Red Cross HQ in Rome for the Italian unit sailing to serve in the Korean War.
Rome, Italy. Cut story with commentary in Italian
LS. Unit's banner being carried from church. LS. General J. Lawton Collins, Chief of Staff of the US Army, and other officials watching. LS. GV. the service of blessing. MS. Celebrities watching ceremony. MS. Collins seated. CU. Sir Victor Mallet, British Ambassador to Rome. CU. General Marras, Chief of Staff of the Italian Forces. LS. MS. Mr. A.D. Owen, United Nations Economic Affairs Under-Secretary, presenting flag to unit. MS. Members of Unit 63, Red Cross insignia on wall. MS. Owen shaking hands with Italian nurses.