• Short Summary

    Massive Italian military exercise at Sicily - Mussolini and King watch the show.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SICILY".

    Sicily, Italy.

    Various shots of the staged military battle between 50,000 strong troops attacking Sicily and 50,000 strong troops defending it while Benito Mussolini, King Victor Emanuel, Crown Prince Umberto, the Prince of Piedmont, and several high ranking officers watching the battle. All available weapons are used in those manoeuvres. Various shots of the battle - troops firing guns, advancing across the field, crawling, artillery firing field guns, aviation attacking, antiaircraft guns being fired etc. Il Duce wipes sweat from his face with a handkerchief, King and several officers watching manoeuvres.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    933.06
    Media URN:
    13784
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:47:00 / 01:06:43:00
    Canister:
    37/70

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