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  • Short Summary

    Various scenes of Allied advance in Italy - material around Salerno and Naples.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.


    Fighter plane flies overhead. American ships and landing craft make there way in to shore. Various shots of explosions in countryside and near towns.

    Various shots of British troops loading and firing motorised artillery piece. Good shots of the large gun at work.

    Various shots of American soldiers marching along road. One carries a puppy, another tunes in a radio / wireless. Various shots of huge amounts of supplies being off loaded at harbour.

    Shots of explosion in lake (not connected with rest of story).

    British troops remove tank traps. Along the road to Salerno. Road sign. Refugees and troops move along the road. Various shots of British troops and tanks.

    Troops climb off boat in harbour. Docks area cleared by bulldozer. CU of mortars. More shots of mechanised troops on the move.

    LS of bay (possibly Naples). Troops walk around. British troops advancing under fire. LS of town in hills, explosions start. Signallers and range finders at work. British troop firing mortar.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:37:00 / 01:37:40:00
    UN 712 D

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  1. maxcammarota says

    Salerno September 1943

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