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