• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1943 and 1944 - the Italian campaign.

  • Description

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    Reel 3.

    01:42:00 Start of Part Two titles.

    01:42:07 VS of Allied troops landing and coming ashore in amphibious vehicles at Anzio, Italy. VS of the bombardment of Monte Cassino. VS of large numbers of troops boarding landing craft and ships in Naples harbour. VS of troops coming ashore. MS of American General Mark Clark and other Allied Officers.

    01:43:35 VS of German Prisoners of War (POWs). POWs are loaded onto landing craft. VS of the devastated town on the hills of Monte Cassino. More shots British troops fighting. VS of leaflets fired at Cassino Monastery. Bombers fly over and the Monastery is destroyed.

    01:45:45 Road sign to Rome. British troops march along road to Rome. VS of American artillery guns firing. Aerial views of bridges blown up by the Germans. VS of Allied vehicles and troops having trouble moving in heavy Italian mud after rains. Shots of towns being flooded. Flooded rivers - allied temporary bridges are washed away.

    01:47:31 Shots of a tank landing craft shipwrecked on rocks in high seas. German POWs are helped off the sinking ship.

    01:48:19 VS of Allied troops advancing around devastated Cassino. Shots of the bombed out Monastery. VS of German POWs being held behind barbed wire.

    End of Reel 3.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2249.07
    Media URN:
    75707
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1943 - 1944
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    hd tape id:
    HD35
    hd time out:
    01:20:31:09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:00:00 / 01:49:04:00
    Canister:
    TTR
    hd film id:
    HD35.03
    hd time in:
    01:13:28:01

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