Italian Military Parade (land, naval and air forces) in front of President Luigi Einaudi
2nd ANNIVERSARY OF ITALIAN REPUBLIC MILITARY PARADE IN ROME.
L.S. Elevated shot of the military parade (Piazza Venezia), with troops of nine regiments parading (land, naval and air forces all represented). President Luigi Einaudi's car arrives and he proceeds up the steps leading to the unknown warriors tomb to lay wreath. L.S. Above ditto, slightly nearer. L.M.S. Above ditto President Einaudi and others at tomb, and walking back down steps. L.M.S. Standard bearers of nine regiments walk up steps to show colours to President Einaudi. LMS President awarding decorations to soldiers. L.S. Scene as No.1. with low flying aircraft (type unknown). M.S. Gun towing troop transport in parade. M.S. Parade marching past.(2 shots). M.S. President giving awards on steps.(2 shots). M.S. President walking down steps from unknown warriors tomb and into car, then departing. (6 shots). L.S. Presidents car passing along crowd lined street. L.S. Piazza Venezia, with regiments.(9) paraded. L.S. Armoured vehicles moving off prior to parading past. L.S. Rome sky line with statue in foreground. M.S. elevated, President arriving at the steps leading to the unknown warriors tomb at which he laid a wreath. LMS President walking up steps. L S. Above ditto. M.S. Ditto. LMS Scene as president lays wreath. LMS Colour party of the regiment marching up steps.(5 shots). LMS colour party departing down steps after presenting colours to President. M.S. President Einaudi and part on steps, included is Senator de Gasperi. M.S. Elevated, president departing car. L.S. Piazza Venezia, troops parading. L.S. Unknown warrior tomb, aircraft flying overhead (4 shots). M.S. side view troops and guns on the parade ground. M.S. ground level, president arriving. (3 shots) at base of steps. L.S. President walking up steps. SCU Italian types on parade. M.S. side view colour party marching up steps. M.S. Aircraft flying over. S.C.U. tanks side view. L.S. Band marching along street. L.S. street scene with band and troops doubling past camera.
Cataloguers Note: At some stage UN 1956 A has been switched with UN 1957 A