• Short Summary

    Salerno falls in battle, Rome is bombed, Princess Marie Joseph inspects bombing damage in Rome, Italians celebrate and destroy monument to Mussolini

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Italian Battlefront - The Entry into Salerno

    ITALY: Various:
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    AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS Seafires landing on carrier at sea..some rough landings-- 1 crashes on deck V.G.

    ITALY. SALERNO--Long shots of district..Artillery duel..Infantry move up..Forward R.A.F. landing ground-Spit's refuelling..Morter battle..Salerno falls --Infantry & Bren carriers enter. SCENES FROM CAPTURED NEWSREEL Bombing of Rome L.S.C.U. of damage w. Princess Marie Joseph inspects damage-crowds of civs round shouting for Peace..Scenes when Italy is outbof War..Bust of Mussolini taken off building. Crowds on tram waving flags poster w. King of Italy


    MARIA (Wife of PRINCE UMBERTO) Inspects bomb damage after raid on Rome..Civilians crowd round asking for peace.


    ROME. Scenes of wreckage when Allies bomb city (From captured German newsreel)


    Italy; Military - Active

    World War II, World War Two, Second World War, WWII, war
    Background: Salerno falls in battle, Rome is bombed, Princess Marie Joseph inspects bombing damage in Rome, Italians celebrate and destroy monument to Mussolini

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59J43MPV1ARU5ZV6SLS42YIS1
    Media URN:
    VLVA59J43MPV1ARU5ZV6SLS42YIS1
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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