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  • Short Summary

    American troops fighting in Italy.

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    American troops camping in countryside in Italy. Sherman tank appears. Tank advancing through countryside. Various long shots of the hills on fire - covered in smoke. Various shots of heavily bombed village and burned orchard. Various shots of the American artillery firing at flat - presumably German held territory.

    Various shots of the Italian village women washing laundry in the stream. Several shots of the men working on some underground pipes.

    Several long shot of heavily bombed town of Monte Cassino. American soldiers getting ready for the battle. They are preparing the ammunition, taking their positions over the city, look through binoculars. Several shots of the city with some parts covered in smoke. Cut back to Americans shelling the city. Sherman tanks waiting for action. Several travelling shots of the destroyed and heavily bombed suburbs. Various shots of the German prisoners rounded. More shots of the town covered in smoke and Americans shelling it.

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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:
    01:18:32:00 / 01:25:32:00
    UN 802 A

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