• Short Summary

    Eighth Army keeps up pressure on Southern front. French forces now in Italy are inspected?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: ITALIAN OFFENSIVES INTENSIFIED

    ITALY: Gessopalena:
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    GV town of Gessopalena on hillside - 8th army front. GV battery firing in snow in mountains. SBV gun firing. CU gun firing. LV troops with rifles through thick snow. CU soldier in ruins. SV pan two soldiers through thick snow. CU soldier smiling with rifle. LTV French troops climbing snow covered mountain road. SV French troops climbing snow covered mountain road. SV General Henri Giraud (French Army) shaking hands with medical officer at casualty clearing station. LV General Giraud talking to medical officers. LV German prisoners walk up mountain road. SV Giraud being helped down small incline by officers. SV German prisoners talking to French troops. SV German prisoners PAN to Giraud saluting. GV Italian mountains. SV sighting and loading gun. LV gun firing. SV gun firing. GV shells bursting in mountains. LV French tank firing on mountain road. SV French tank firing. SV French troops along road. GTV French troops along road towards camera.

    Military - Active; Military - Ceremonial; Exiles; Personalities - Armed Forces; Henri Honore Giraud (1879-1949)
    Background: Eighth Army keeps up pressure on Southern front. French forces now in Italy are inspected by General Giraud.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3VD0RMBT5RUFM3N17G3ATIZAK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VD0RMBT5RUFM3N17G3ATIZAK
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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