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  • Description

    Full title reads: "FALL OF CATANIA".

    Catania, Sicily, Italy.

    Long shot of the town of Catania. Various shots of the troops advancing through Catania. Various shots of the engineers with mine detectors clearing stretch of street as a precaution. After that, bren gun carrier moves through. Various shots of the Allied troops moving through streets and rubble. Some Sicilian civilians start to loot buildings that the Germans have evacuated. The British army has to restore order although nothing gets out of hand. Various shots of the allied troops moving through to the cheers of the civilians.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38033
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1087.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:42:00 / 01:42:44:00
    Canister:
    43/64
    Sort Number:
    43/064
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    FALL OF CATANIA Italian Surrender WW2: Operation Husky
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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