Italian soldiers put on a display of their readiness to fight while under gas attack.
Footage of the Italian invasion of Albania.
The Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax arrive in Rome, Italy.
Chamberlain on a tour of Rome which includes a trip to the opera with Mussolini, Italy.
Neville Chamberlain visit the Vatican and attends the opera on a visit to Rome, Italy.
German footage of Air Raid drills in Rome and shelling, and eventual surrender, of Warsaw.
The International Radio Medical Station in Rome assists ill people on board ships at sea.
American envoys to Italy and the Vatican arrive. Meeting with Count Ciano.
Hitler and Mussolini meet for talks in a railway carriage in the Italian Alps.
General Pershing, Henry Ford and FDR all back sending supplies to the Democracies.
Library scenes of Greek leaders and fighters after war with Italy is declared.
Italian leader Benito Mussolini views planes at an airfield.
Italian shops and businesses in London suffer after Italy declares war on allies.
British and Italian army mules are going to Greece.
American troops fighting in Italy.
Monks chatting in front of Monte Cassino monastery, some shots of the monastery.
Monastery in Monte Cassino bombed.
American airborne troops in Italy.
Field Marshal Montgomery driving through Italian town - troops salute.
Field Marshal Montgomery meets Field Marshal Alexander somewhere in Italy.
Cassino monastery, used by Germans as observation post, is bombed by the allies.
Greek soldiers head for front, Italian POWs in Greece and in Italy.
Italian Prisoners of War help out with gathering in the English harvest.
Crowds of people line the street in Athens celebrating as the King arrives.
Italian POWs are repatriated to Italy in exchange for prisoners of the British Empire Forces.
Goering visits Luftwaffe pilots in Italy, accompanied by derogatory commentary.
Italian citizens are taken back to Italy from Abyssinia, via South Africa.
Good aerial shots of Genoa being bombed by the RAF, seen from a Lancaster bomber at night.
Officer presents insignia to new RAF regiment in Italy.
American bombers bombing Naples.
Allied troops invasion of Sicily.
American bomber planes bomb Sicily.
American continue to bomb Sicily.
Italian fortress island of Pantelleria (Pantellaria) is bombed by Mitchells and Bostons.
British troops land on Italian island of Pantellaria.
Liberators raid Southern Italy - bombs falling on Taranto.
German bombers attack Allied landing craft in Italy.
Fall of the city of Catania, Italy.
Allied troops paving the way for attack of Naples.
Allied troops in Sicily.
Allied troops advancing across the island of Sicily.
Latest news of the Allied advance through occupied island of Sicily.
Reporter Quentin Reynolds interviews a bomber crew on their return from the raid on Rome.
Latest information on the invasion of Sicily.
Allied troops landing in Italy.
Allied troops start invasion of Italy.
Capitulation of Italy.
Allied troops attacking Italy.
British and American troops advancing towards Rome.
Allied troops occupy Naples.
American and British soldiers meet up and enjoy hospitality of friendly Sicilians.
Sicily is in the hands of the Allied forces.
One of the most hated Fascists in Sicily, Desario Birancati is brought to trial.
Captured enemy film of bombardment of Rome & crowd celebrating the Capitulation.
Italian officer explains that the damage on Naples was done by retreating Germans.
As the white flower arrives in Naples and bakeries bake white bread, people fight to buy it.
British and American troops advancing towards Rome.
Allies forces advancing deeper and deeper in Italy.
Russian officers meet Field Marshall Montgomery during their visit to Italian front.
Italian men work for the Allies.
Italians demonstrate against Fascism and for democracy.
A short film showing how the Christmas cards find their way home from Italy.
American Baltimore bombers pattern bombing area around Sangro river in Italy.
Naples after occupation.
Allied Military Government appoints the civil administration in Naples.
German delayed action bomb explodes in Naples post office killing and wounding civilians.
British and American troops fight to cross Volturno river in Italy.
USS cruiser 'Savannah' recovers after being hit by the enemy during landing at Salerno.
British and American troops advancing slowly through Italian countryside.
Scenes of Sicily after the US invasion.
The Allied Military Government take control of Sicily, introduce a Curfew and Arms Surrender and distribute food to civilians.
An interesting film about changes in Italian classroom after capitulation.
RAF troops and supplies arrive to Southern Italy.
Various shots of Italian navy after surrender.
American newsreel showing invasion of Sicily.
British troops advancing through ruined Sicilian town.
Various shots of British soldiers during the Italian campaign.
Allied convoy heads towards Salerno, first troops land on Italian soil.
Footage of British troops in the Italian countryside includes burial of German soldier.
US troops in Italy show off a captured German tank and make their way to San Giovanni.
British troops in Italy.
Various shots of planes flying and explosions on ground.
Canadian troops take Italian town of Ortona, good street fighting shots.
Captured German film showing Mussolini meeting Hitler and Ribbentrop in Germany.
Nazi raid on Italian port of Bari causes many casualties and the loss of 17 allied ships.
Allied forces advance nearer to Rome, Italy.
Touching item with British soldiers in Italy sending messages to their families through Pathe.
Tommy Trinder gives impromptu concert to soldiers in Foggia, Italy.
Cassino monastery, used by Germans as observation post, is bombed by the allies. Italy.
Cassino is completely destroyed by allied aerial bombardment. Italy.
Cassino is reduced to rubble by allies and young German soldiers are taken prisoner. Italy.
American and British forces advance through Italy.
Allied troops advance through Italy, taking more German POWs.
Allied troops advance through Italy, they feed starving Italian refugees.
American troops meet British troops on remote Italian road.
British and Polish troops capture more German soldiers as they advance through Poland.
American troops enter Rome & Nazi collaborators are exposed, Pope gives speech.
Highland Regiment pipers march through Rome, Italian girls try to look up their kilts!
Brazilian soldiers join Allies in Rome, Pope addresses audience of Allied Forces soldiers.
Clearing up wrecked harbour of Civita Vecchia + Allied planes bombing German held positions.
King George VI visits Italy and witnesses work of Allied Forces.
Allied Forces, with help from Italian partisans, liberate city of Florence.
Allied soldiers are slowed down by thick mud on the roads in Italy.
Allied navy at the coast of Salerno - they are slowly disembarking.
Allied troops in Southern Italy.
Various scenes of Allied advance in Italy - material around Salerno and Naples.
Allied troops on the move forwards from the beaches of Anzio.
American troops provide much needed for for an Italian village.
US Army Signal Corps film about American troops advancing through Italy.
Crowds push and shove for bread in Naples, policemen and GIs try to keep control.
Italian men have papers processed, Italian people receive bread from British soldiers.
Italians read newspapers containing news of liberation of Rome.
Allies continue advance on the town of Monte Cassino.
British soldiers advancing on Monte Cassino.
Churchill gives speech to Canadian soldiers about divisions within German government.
Courtroom scenes of Caruso trial, Rome + disturbing shots of his execution by firing squad.
Crowds welcome American troops liberating Rome.
Invasion scenes in Firenze, Italy.
Churchill and Gen. Alexander inspect British and Australian troops in Italy.
Charles de Gaulle and Mark Clark in Italy.
American troops enter Rome, Pope addresses the crowd, soldiers clearing rubble.
Court ruling on legality of Italian referendum.
British troops relax in Italy. Tanks head into the town of Arezzo.
Northern Italian Alpine landscape in smoke and fire.
Allied troops in badly bombed Rimini, Italy.
Footage of American soldiers at work. Italy.
Floods in Italy cause very muddy conditions for allied soldiers as they advance.
New Zealand troops advance through rubble of Faenza, Northern Italy.
Eight Army starts offensive to finish the occupation of Italy.
German troops in Italy surrender.
Italian partisans are armed, and British military police at checkpoint. Italy.
British and Yugoslav troops enter Trieste in Italy.
Italian troops marching through the countryside.
Documentary film about the last months of WWII - end of fighting in Europe and Far East.