• Short Summary

    Allied troops paving the way for attack of Naples.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FIFTH ARMY ON THE SOUTHERN FRONT".

    Italy.

    Various shots of the soldiers of the Anglo-American 5th Army coming ashore at Salerno, Italy, from landing craft. Equipment including tanks and trucks coming ashore. Various shots of the shells falling around the landing craft. Shelling does not slow the landings down. Various shots of the troops moving inland along roads. German prisoners going the other way. Italian officer showing royal engineers where mines and booby traps are placed. Large artillery gun rapid firing. Soldiers advancing.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1087.24
    Media URN:
    38037
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:18:00 / 01:51:11:00
    Canister:
    43/76

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