• Short Summary

    Infantry men build the first floating bridge on the Volturno River in Italy to prevent German passage.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Italian Front Crossing the Volturno

    ITALY: Naples: Volturno River:

    AEROPLANE GERMAN. 1. comes over Allies crossing Volturno River (Italy)


    AMERICA MILITARY. Yanks building pontoon bridges & crossing Volturno (Italy)


    BRIDGES. Allies build pontoon-bridges over Volturno (Italy) tanks & infantry cross etc


    GUNS. 5.5 field gun in mud in Italy


    ITALY. MILITARY Allied troops crossing Volturno River---Advance troops crossing by small assault craft..pontoon bridge built..5.5. field gun in mud..bren gun squad in action..Ger. planes comes over..Infantry & heavy equipment crossing bridge etc R.A.F. Feed Italian children 20833


    MILITARY BRITISH Crossing Volturno River (Italy)---advance troops cross by small assault crafts..Pontoon bridge built..5.5 field gun in mud..bren gun squad in action..Ger. planes come over.. Infantry & heavy equipment crossing bridge etc


    MUD. Big Br.guns in mud by Volturo (Italy)


    PRISONERS OF WAR Taken when Allies cross Volturno River (ITALY)


    RIVERS. Allies build pontoon bridges over Volturno River (Italy) Infantry & armoured equipment cross etc


    Italy; Military - Active

    German prisoners, pontoon bridge, bridges, protect, gunfire, tanks, first bridge suspended, planes, booby trap, raft, boat, General Alexander (army commander)
    Background: Infantry men build the first floating bridge on the Volturno River in Italy to prevent German passage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8JP6BOK7U69O0YDRLR0ROEFG3
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JP6BOK7U69O0YDRLR0ROEFG3
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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