• Short Summary

    Aerial view of Sicily after Allied troops defeat the Nazis in 1943

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Closing Chapters in Sicily - The Capture of Messina

    ITALY: Sicily:
    EXT

    FLAGS. Hoisting Union Jack & U.S. flags in Messina


    GUNS. PRIEST gun barrage nr.Messina.Mt.Etna background


    ITALY Capture of Messina..Italian mainland from Sicily


    MILITARY BRITISH. Troops & tanks enter Messina..PRIEST guns bombard..Monty hands cigarettes to troops..hoisting U.S. & Union Jack.


    MONTGOMERY Lt. General. Hands out cigarettes to troops nr.Messina


    MOUNT ETNA. In background when British artillery fire.


    SHIPPING. Wrecked Axis shipping in Messina harbour..& aerial


    SICILY. CAPTURE OF MESSINA..Mt. Etna in background..looking across Straits to mainland..Montgomery w. troops..Aerial views..sunken shipping in harbour..guns fire aggressive old lady among ruins..


    TANKS. Troops & tanks enter MESSINA.

    World War Two, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Allies, war, Allied Forces, Axis, Axis Forces, aeroplane, airplanes, airplane, aircraft, tank, armour, armoured, air views, aerials
    Background: Aerial view of Sicily after Allied troops defeat the Nazis in 1943

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZLKP4SA9PW4XA4F531F4HMMI
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZLKP4SA9PW4XA4F531F4HMMI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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