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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the troops landing in Italy.

  • Description

    Italy. Operation Baytown, crossing the strait of Messina, 4th September 1943.

    Several shots of the ships at sea. Various shots of the bombing of the unknown village. Long shots showing a coastal town with sea and a big island in background. Various shots of the troops in lorries, jeeps etc., driving through the Italian village - a word Duce is seen on house wall.

    Several shots of an officer being interviewed. Pan along line of officers posing for photographs.

    Several shots of ships and landing crafts in a harbour.

    Various shots of long lines of different vehicles at the beach. Several shots of the ships at sea. Several shots of the jeeps and lorries landing on beach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1855.04
    Media URN:
    61010
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:26:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 726 B

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