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    Exclusive Paramount pictures of latest Combined Operations illustrate Eighth Army's invasion of Italy.

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    Scotland: GV and LV pan T.L.C.'s at sea. LV firing smoke shell. SV T.L.C.'s under fire. GV TLC heading for shore. LV TLC heading for shore. CU wake from TLC. GV pan TLC approaching near shore. LV TLC and smoke screen. LTV troops going ashore from TLC's. GV men coming ashore from TLC's. SV men past. GV men running up beach pan TLC's coming in . LV men thru barbed wire pan to smoke. CU Bren gunner pan up to smoke and men charging. CUBV Bren gunner. CU Bren gun firing. SV men charging. GBV men charging. CU Bren gunner firing from behind wire. SV Sgt. looking thru glasses pan up to mortar with three soldiers sea behind. SV mortar fired by soldiers. GV explosion. CU mortar firing with soldier.

    GV explosion in hillside. CU man with Aldis lamp flashing. SEV man in foreground signalling to TLC approaching shore. SV runway being let down from TLC. CU sign "BEACHMASTER'S H.Q." SV loudspeaker pan to officer at mike. STV Bren carriers with troops on TLC pan to other TLC's. STV and SV Bren car with troops leaving TLC. LV lorry leading TLC, troops around. GV lorry hauling 25 pounder gun from TLC, troops around. SV 25 pounder up beach, troops around. LAV lorry leaving TLC. CU lorry leaving TLC. SV lorry hauling Bofors gun from TLC. SV Bofors gun, troops around GV tank leaving TLC. CU tank past. CU tank past. LV tank over stream. SV TLC's towards. SV TLC's towards with troops.

    GOODSCENES: CU and CU Bren carrier with troops past camera. GV & LV pan TLC's under way. CUTV sailor at controls on TLC. CU sailor with "ROYAL NAVY" on shoulder, wearing earphones pan to solder, wearing earphones pan to soldier with radio apparatus. LV TLC's under way. CU TLC in smoke screen. LV pan smoke float in sea and smoke screen. CUTV soldier at controls on TLC. GV explosions and smoke screen on shore. CU smoke screen adn TLC in background. STV troops on TLC. Five Top shots troops climbing into TLC's. CU wash from TLC pan up to TLC's, moving away. SV pan troops running on shore barge in foreground. SCU Bren gunner firing. SV armoured vehicle along road drawing gun. SV 3 motorcyclists down flap from TLC. Two shots troops on beach and unloading equipment. TLC's under way. Troops climbing into TLC. Troops along road. Armoured car off TLC. TLC's approaching shore. Bren carried off TLC. Troops in action and firing Bren guns in woods. Lorries drawing gun from TLC.

    GV pan Toe of Italy from Messina...13199

    LV pan toe of Italy from Messina...13199

    LV Montgomery and SV Montgomery talking to men...13119

    CU Montgomery...13119

    Military - Active; Self-Reference
    Background: Exclusive Paramount pictures of latest Combined Operations illustrate Eighth Army's invasion of Italy.

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