Cuts from newsreel 46/65 - Cassino Monks set to work to rebuild their Monastery.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Cuts from newsreel 46/65 - Cassino Monks set to work to rebuild their Monastery at Monte Cassino.
Various shots of mortar bombs bursting on the roof and walls of the monastery. Various shots of Cassino as it was before the bombing in 1944 (these actually look like miniature models).
Shots of the ruined monastery as it is today (1946). Various shots of the monks digging in the ruins. A monk still clad in his robes digging with a pick amongst the ruins. Various shots of the monks assisting the workmen in the rebuilding. Monks sort over the rubble of the once famous library in an effort to salvage books and manuscripts. Monks at work salvaging books and some of the books and manuscripts they have salvaged.