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  • Short Summary

    American troops taking over the town of Monte Cassino.

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    Monte Cassino, Italy.

    Road to Monte Cassino. American troops shelling a monastery on top of a hill. More shots of the shelled hills over the town - thick smoke rises in the air. Several shots of the skies with planes trails - there was probably an air battle as well. More shots of the explosions in the hills.

    Various shots of the American troops inspecting dead Germans and their equipment. Heavily bombed building in the town of Monte Cassino. Several shots of the American troops shelling the town from their positions in the hills. Several shots of the American troops repairing roads.

    Close up shot of a leaflet addressing Italians signed - The Fifth Army. Several shots of the monastery on top of the hill being heavily bombed. Formation of planes flying overhead. Monastery is bombed from the air - it can hardly be seen through thick smoke. More shots of the town being bombed.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:33:51:00
    UN 802 B

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