• Short Summary

    Most impressive pictures yet received from Italy show tremendous air-pounding of key town on road to Rome.

  • Description

    GV Cassino town being shelled.
    SV New Zealand gunners firing 6pdr. anti-tank gun on hillside.
    SV gunner pushing shell into breach.
    SV 6pdr. fires
    CU shell bursting in front of gun from return fire by Germans and 6pdr. fires.
    SV loading shell into breach.
    SV anti-tank gun fires.
    LV New Zealanders firing German 75mm. gun.
    BV firing gun. LV firing German gun.
    LBV infantry moving forward towards town under cover of smoke.
    SBV Troops running forward.
    LV Bren gunners and riflemen firing from hillside into town.
    SCU
    BV Bren gunner firing from hillside.(ROTA BLUE)
    GV pan showing completely ruined buildings and debris in Cassino.
    SV wrecked buildings.
    BV two soldiers looking out form cave in town.
    GV shell bursts from German guns bursting in town.
    LV shell bursting in debris.
    CU soldier sniping with rifle from cave.
    GV small explosion in town.

    GV pan completely wrecked town of Cassino. (ORIG. NEG.)
    AV Bostons flying in formation over water.
    AV pan Bostons flying in large formation.(ROTA BLUE). ROTA BLUE & ORIG. DUPE NEG. & ORIG. NEG.
    Background: Most impressive pictures yet received from Italy show tremendous air-pounding of key town on road to Rome. Allied aircraft fly three thousand sorties and obliterate target.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD6X2DUU8OCJ1NITMON5EQ4DOI
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6X2DUU8OCJ1NITMON5EQ4DOI
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    ITALY / DEFENCE: World War 2: Cassino bombing by allied aircraft ITALY / DEFENCE: World War 2: Cassino bombing by allied aircraft

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