• Short Summary

    Nazis stake all in Rome defence. Latest film report from Italy shows Allies marching in?

  • Description

    ITALY: Castelforte:
    GV Sherman tanks and various vehicles waiting to move on.
    SBV Sherman tanks moving off.
    LV Sherman tanks in line along road.
    SCU pan Sherman tank past camera.
    GV French troops along dusty road.
    BV French troops in truck pulling small gun.
    LV French troops in line on either side of road.
    SV French troops past camera.
    GV British troops attacking near Castelforte under cover of smokescreen.
    SV sapper in cornfield with smokescreen in b-d sweeping for mines.
    LV British troops along road after mines have been cleared smokescreen in b-d.
    BV trucks and vehicles entering Castelforte.
    GV pan damaged tanks outside Castelforte.
    LV wrecked town of Castel forte.
    SV German tank lying in ditch near town.
    SV British soldier firing from ruins.
    LV devastation and ruins in Castelforte.
    LV British soldier firing in ruins.
    LV French troops walking thru town between buildings.
    LV German prisoners down street carrying wounded German on stretcher.
    SV pan wounded German on stretcher.
    SV French troops rounded up German prisoners.
    LV wrecked tank and troops in wrecked square of Castelforte.
    GV refugees along road - wrecked buildings in b-d.
    SCU old lady type carrying bundle on head.
    LV German prisoners marching towards hiding their faces from camera.
    SV German prisoners being de-loused with syringe down back of trousers.
    SCU two prisoner types one scratching hair and one smiling.
    CU young German type - other prisoners in b-d.
    LV German prisoners along road escorted by one British tommy.

    GV Italian landscape.
    SV U.S. Soldier looking thru periscopical binoculars - other U.S. soldier speaking on telephone receiver of radio equipment.
    SCU French Soldier looking thru range finder.
    GV pan another Italian landscape.
    Shot thru hole in wall showing
    GV Castelforte.
    GV Castelforte - soldier with rifle half in right of picture.
    LV past camera French troops with loaded mules.

    SCU pan past camera loaded mules.
    GV Red Cross Truck, lorry, troops and mules along road - mountains in b-d.
    LV Sappers clearing cornfield of mines - wrecked house and smoke screen in b-d.
    SBV British troops with full equipment walking away from camera.
    GV devastated area.
    LV devastated area.
    LV French troops loading mules.
    SCU French soldier loading mule.
    LV loaded mules with French troops walking up mountain path.
    Angle shot French officer on horseback, British troops and loaded mules up rocky up mountain path.
    LV French soldiers leading loaded mules up rock mountain path.
    GV French soldiers leading loaded mules up rocky mountain path.
    LV British officer getting German prisoners into line.
    CU young German prisoner.
    CU another German prisoner.
    CU Another German type.

    Military - Active; Italy; World War 2 (World War Two, Second World War, WWII)
    Background: Nazis stake all in Rome defence. Latest film report from Italy shows Allies marching in strength on the road to Rome.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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