• Short Summary

    Cameramen visit with American troops in Enna after the fall of Catania to the Canadians, and Allied Generals meet, including Harold Alexander, Bernard Montgomery, Walter Bedell "Beetle" Smith, and George S.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Approach to Catania

    ITALY: Sicily: Catania & Enna:
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    AFRICA Alexander leaves by air for Sicily..air ambulance brings wounded from Sicily (in cuts)


    ALEXANDER GENERAL W.Montgomery,Patton & Bedell Smith in Sicily


    AMBULANCES (in Cuts) wounded unloaded fron Red X plane in Africa


    AMERICA MILITARY U.S.troops in ENNA, Sicily.. (In Cuts: gunners on Gozo Isle)


    BEDELL-SMITH Mjr. Gen. U.S. Gives sunglasses at Montgomery in Sicily..w.Gens.Alexander & Patton


    CANADA. Canadians advance in Sicily..IN CUTS: attack LEONFORTE & ADIOA..Monty visits tank men.....In North African hospital, wounded men


    GOZO ISLAND (in Mediterranean). IN CUTS: U.S. gunners manning gun..pitched horse-shoe..play cards w.R.A.F..leave church of St. Peter & Paul


    ITALY MILITARY Column of Italian prisoners running in SYRACUSE


    MILITARY BRITISH. Catania plain in Sicily..Monty in Sunglasses w Alexander..IN CUTS: Alexander leaves N. Africa by air Red X aircraft unloads wounded in N. Africa.


    MONTGOMERY LT.GENERAL In Sicily..Mj.Gen. Bedell Smith U.S. gives sun glasses..w. Alexander


    MONTGOMERY Lt. General. IN CUTS: W.Canadian tankmen in Sicily


    PATTON, General. W.Montgomery, Alexander, & Bedell Smith in Sicily


    PRISONERS OF WAR Column of Italians running in Sicily


    RED CROSS. Red X aircraft unloads wounded in N.Africa


    SICILY CATANIA PLAIN..U.S. troops in ENNA..Canadians advance..Italians running..Montgomery in sunglasses w. Alexander, Bedell-Smith & Patton.. IN CUTS: Gen Alexander leaves N Africa by air. Red X aircraft unloads casualties form Sicily in N. Africa


    Personalities - Armed Forces; Sicily; Military - Active

    Mount Etna, 15th Army Group, British 8th Army, US 7th Army, 1st Canadian Infantry Division, World War Two, Second World War, World War II, war, soldiers, troops, United States Army
    Background: Cameramen visit with American troops in Enna after the fall of Catania to the Canadians, and Allied Generals meet, including Harold Alexander, Bernard Montgomery, Walter Bedell "Beetle" Smith, and George S. Patton

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9WZ48J3HHS1LKNS53G7JHNULO
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WZ48J3HHS1LKNS53G7JHNULO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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