Allied troops in southern Italy around Naples and Foggia.
SLATE INFORMATION: Allies cross the Volturno
Town / allied tank along street as local carries bundles in foreground / town being shelled / wrecked German tank at side of road / German prisoners marched along
british soldiers running to man 17 pounder guns / shell being wiped down / gun loaded / gun fired / gun reloaded / gun being aimed / gun fired
Signs "Foggia" on railway station building damaged by gun and shellfire with tracks covered in rubble from fallen masonry / twisted and bent railway tracks / remains of power station / wrecked buildings / airfield / US transport aircraft / lorry backing up to aircraft / Australian troops unloading oil drums from aircraft
View over city with Vesuvius in background / ship laying on its side in the harbour with Red cross symboil painted on funnel / buildings wrecked on quayside / damage to harbour / people crowded onto street / people trying to get water as soldiers try to control crowd / Italian Prime Minister General Pietro Badoglio and British Lieutenant General Noel Mason-Macfarlane (Allied Control Commission for Italy) talking with war correspondents / US General Mark Clark (Allied Commander in Italy) from jeep / Clark talking with US General Matthew Ridgway / Clark boarding Piper Cub aircraft aircraft taxiing onto road used as runway and taking off
Background: Allied troops in southern Italy around Naples and Foggia.