• Short Summary

    American troops preparing for the drive on Solerno. General Clark leads his men.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Flash frame title reads: "Universal Newsreel. Invasion of Italy"

    Italy. Various shots of American troops preparing for the drive on Solerno. Large numbers of troops are gathered together, they are briefed with relief maps. Good LS of convoys of troopships and landing craft.

    CU General Mark Clark.

    Various shots of American army on beaches in Italy in the light of the early dawn.

    Shots of troops coming ashore when beach heads are secured.

    VS of burning enemy truck as American forces advance. Shots of American troops and General Clark on the advance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1842.09
    Media URN:
    60812
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:36:00 / 01:08:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 747 C

Comments (1)

  1. Elmoslack says

    For the sake of accuracy the spelling is Salerno not Solerno.

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