• Short Summary

    Further scenes of Allied military progress on the Island of Sicily after the taking of Catania, including a Baltimore bomber attack on Axis military headquarters, a meeting of Allied land, sea, and air commanders after Mussolini's fall, amphibious trucks bringing supplies in from ship to shore, the reorganization of Sicilian railways, locals fraternizing with soldiers and assisting in land-mine removal, and cameras also return to North Africa, where a former battleground has been converted into a racecourse, and
    President Roosevelt demands unconditional surrender from Italy

  • Description

    Further scenes of Allied military progress on the Island of Sicily after the taking of Catania, including a Baltimore bomber attack on Axis military headquarters, a meeting of Allied land, sea, and air commanders after Mussolini's fall, amphibious trucks bringing supplies in from ship to shore, the reorganization of Sicilian railways, locals fraternizing with soldiers and assisting in land-mine removal, and cameras also return to North Africa, where a former battleground has been converted into a racecourse, and
    President Roosevelt demands unconditional surrender from Italy

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEJB3CTAHUGYOJEW296RSFGSK5
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJB3CTAHUGYOJEW296RSFGSK5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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