• Short Summary

    Cassino is completely destroyed by allied aerial bombardment. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cassino smashed.

    Italy.

    Various shots of British and American Army and Air Force Officers talking about the attack to be launched on Cassino and planning their timing. L/S of Cassino below the mountains. L/S ground to air of formation of B.25 bombers. Various shots of bombs landing in and around the town. Various shots of the aerial bombing.

    Various shots of New Zealand soldiers firing a captured German gun and British six pounders. Various shots as the New Zealand infantry advance across countryside towards the town. Various shots of the ruins that are left.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1354.09
    Media URN:
    44577
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:02:00 / 01:29:55:00
    Canister:
    44/25

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