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  • Short Summary

    American troops enter Rome; battleships at sea.

  • Description

    Rome, Italy.

    Various shots of Pope Pius XII addressing huge crowd from balcony of St. Peter's Church at St. Peter's Square, Rome. Church bell ringing. Several shots of the crowded streets, people carrying banners.

    Several shots of the American troops relaxing in countryside, chatting, sitting down, smiling at camera.

    Various shots of the crowded Roman streets. People cheering. Several shots of the square - shots takes from the dome of St. Peter's. Several shots of tanks moving through crowded streets, people cheering as they drive past. Several shots of the infantry walking through the empty streets.

    Location Unclear / Unknown.

    Various shots of the battleships at sea. Several shots of the men firing large gun at one of the ships - they are British. More shots of the battleships at sea. More shots of the activities onboard one of the battleships - guns being fired. Several shots of the battleships at sea, balloons are seen overhead.

    Clapper board reads HMS 'Sirius'. Various shots of HMS Sirius at sea. Many other ships seen in background.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:20:00 / 01:30:12:00
    UN 1004 A

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