• Short Summary

    Allied troops advance through Italy, taking more German POWs.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The Road to Rome".

    Italy.

    Various shots around town of Castelforte. The town which has just been taken by Allies from the Germans, looks as if it was the seen of heavy fighting. C/U of cordoned off building and land mine warning sign. American soldiers patrol the area.

    Various shots of Free French troops with pack mules moving along road, their advance across the mountains contributed highly to the taking of this strong point of the Gustav Line.

    Various shots of Italian refugees carrying their belongings, they are retreating from battle front. M/S of British infantry on the road, they are marching towards the Liri Valley. Various good shots of German prisoners being marched along road. We see one prisoner getting deloused, others are injured and receive treatment. Good C/Us of teenage German soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.20
    Media URN:
    44694
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:28:00 / 01:37:35:00
    Canister:
    44/42

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