• Short Summary

    Allied armies advance to Francofonte, prisoners are rounded up, Italian citizens gather for rations, action takes place against German paratroopers, pipers march and play, citizens cheer for and welcome invading soldiers, General Montgomery passes through, a company of infantry sets up camp on a Sicilian farm and plays with children, prisoners of war are deposited in Africa and England

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Occupation of Sicily Continues

    ITALY: Sicily: Various:
    EXT

    GERMAN MILITARY Germans from H.Goering Regt. in Britain(prisoners)


    ITALY MILITARY It: prisoners in SICILY disembarking in Africa & on London Rly. Station w. Germans


    MILITARY BRITISH. Piper & Scotties in SICILY..Br: enter FRANCOFONTE.. Monty in Car..SOLDIER W. CHILD.


    MONTGOMERY LT.GENERAL In car in SICILY..N.V.G.


    PRISONERS OF WAR Italians in Sicily..A.C.L. disembarks its P.O.W. in Africa..& Germans from H.Goering Regt.in Britain


    SICILY Monty in car..tommy w. child.. scenes at SYRACUSE.


    Military - Active; Personalities - Armed Forces; Prisoners of War

    Palazzalo Acreide, surrender, Siracusa, billet, WWII, Axis, Allies, food, civilians, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
    Background: Allied armies advance to Francofonte, prisoners are rounded up, Italian citizens gather for rations, action takes place against German paratroopers, pipers march and play, citizens cheer for and welcome invading soldiers, General Montgomery passes through, a company of infantry sets up camp on a Sicilian farm and plays with children, prisoners of war are deposited in Africa and England

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA62QG22729CAL9P5HBOJ9YF2ZC
    Media URN:
    VLVA62QG22729CAL9P5HBOJ9YF2ZC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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