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  • Description

    Full title reads: "CROSSING THE VOLTURNO".

    Volturno river, Italy.

    Long shot showing wrecked bridges across the Volturno river left after German retreat. Various shots of the British troops moving through Italian village. Various shots of the infantry assault boats, four men in each, as they start to cross the river. British artillery in action. Ground to air shots of German fighter bombers trying to stem the allied advance. Various shots of the British and American troops using assault craft to cross the river. Various shots of the bren gun carriers and other vehicles starting to cross on pontoon bridge which the engineers hurriedly erected. The infantry follow on foot.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38595
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1095.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:29:00 / 01:31:09:00
    Canister:
    43/86
    Sort Number:
    43/086
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    CROSSING THE VOLTURNO Italian Surrender 1943 US Troops WW2: Italy WW2: Italy
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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