• Short Summary

    American and British forces advance through Italy.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Flare up in Italy".

    Italy.

    Various shots of artillery barrels rising for action. Poor quality night shots of barrage. Various shots of Sherman tanks, Bren gun carriers and lorries of 5th and 8th allied armies advancing along roads towards Cassino and the Gustav Line. They pass burnt out Italian army vehicles. Good shots of British infantry moving along road and over fields.

    Various aerial shots USAAF (United States America Air Force) Marauder aeroplane on bombing sortie over German held positions. Good shot of bombs hitting targets, including bridges. Various shots of German prisoners of war being herded along road.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.14
    Media URN:
    44688
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:17:00 / 01:27:24:00
    Canister:
    44/41

Comments (1)

  1. Ropeynz says

    Burning truck is British not Italian.

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