Allied troops start invasion of Italy.
Full title reads: "SALERNO".
Various shots of the ships of the American and British fleet assembled off Salerno preparing for invasion. Various shots of naval barrage, some shots below decks of the shells being loaded into guns. Various shots of the ships including troop transporters near the mainland.
Various shots of the The Anglo-American 5th Army landing on Salerno with its equipment which includes heavy artillery guns and trucks. More naval barrage.
Various dawn shots of the allied landings on Salerno. One of the ships gets hit and column of smoke rises.
Various shots of German prisoners being rounded up. More supplies and men coming ashore from landing craft.
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