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  • Short Summary

    Various footage from the liberation of Italy.

  • Description

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

    Italy.

    Quick shots of buildings being shelled.

    Various shots of the unloading of stores from landing craft by Italians. Jerry cans of fuel are being unloaded. British soldiers are overseeing operations.

    Shots of Italian troops (probably POWs - Prisoners of War) waving and cheering at camera. Some give 'V for Victory' signs.

    Various shots of damaged Italian vehicles. Shots of bren gun carrier fording shallow river. Infantry and jeeps also follow. Engineers are building / repairing bridge.

    Indian / Colonial soldier driving bulldozer.

    Italians waving American flags. CU sign 'Soldiers of Liberation - You Are Welcome".

    British soldiers moving equipment and supplies over rough terrain using mule train. (Some shots out of focus).

    British troops helping locals. Dancing etc in celebration.

    People using wagons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1851.02
    Media URN:
    60949
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:17:00 / 01:13:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 717 C

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