• Short Summary

    Latest news of the Allied advance through occupied island of Sicily.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SICILY LATEST".

    Sicily, Italy.

    Various shots of the priest guns and 105 mm guns in action near Catania.

    Various shots of British infantry advancing along the road towards Catania. Several shots of a section of troops getting trouble from Italian snipers on the outskirts of Enna. The soldiers run through the ruins of the town and fire at their attackers. A couple of Italians surrender.

    Several shots of a poster with a picture of Churchill being put over the Fascist propaganda poster.

    Various shots of food being handed out by members of the Allied troops which have organised supplies for the refugees at small town of Floridia.

    Sherman tanks moving through street in Grammichele.

    Various shots of British troops advancing, they cross Coralunga Bridge.

    Various shots of Canadians and British of the 8th Army moving in column along road. Some soldiers find a stream and go for a swim. Some go in the water fully clothed and they do their laundry at the same time.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1089.07
    Media URN:
    38107
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:46:00 / 01:22:48:00
    Canister:
    43/61

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