Scenes of a funeral procession in Alife, Italy. The procession passes through ruined buildings. Mourners and bands follow the hearse (horse carriage). Children along road side watch as the procession passes.
Scenes of a choir procession passing through ruined buildings in Alife, Italy. Men and children dressed in church robes. The choir passes the ruins to attend a mass.
American Lieutenant General Mark Wayne Clark accompanied by General Lukas and General Dody arrives at the 2nd Moroccan Division Headquarters in Sant'Angelo d'Alife in Italy. The Generals inspect the headquarter platoon and leave in their jeeps.
American Lieutenant General Mark Wayne Clark accompanied by General Lukas and General Dody reviews the 2nd Moroccan Division troops in Sant'Angelo d'Alife in Italy. Guards, band and troops of the 2nd Moroccan Division exhibit a parade in the review. The troops march with their bayonets raised high. The band plays and the armed troops salute as the Generals review from a raised platform.
July 10, 1943, U.S. invades Sicily in Italy. Fleet of warships underway. Navy bombardment of Sicily. Coast Guardsman observes through binoculars. Coast Guardsmen carry troops and supplies in LCVPs (Higgins Boats). LST-356 approaching Blue Beach 2, in the "Cent" area on July 10, 1943, loaded with tanks and other vehicles. A beach master signals with semaphore flags. Troops landing from assault boats. Concentrated enemy air attacks destroy U.S. boats and ships. Enemy aircraft in flight. U.S. troops firing. A map shows Italy. September 9, 1943, amphibious assault on Anzio, Italy. Naval bombardment, followed by troop assault on the beaches.
Convoy of ships at the harbor in Salerno, Italy. Aerial view of ships moving in the sea, aircraft bombing on ships and infantry reinforcement heading in landing crafts. Wounded soldiers in basket litter hoisted to aboard landing craft. Men help in pulling the litter on the landing craft. An army truck coming out from the landing craft while infantrymen getting down along with the wounded ones at the sea shore. A downed U.S. fighter plane at the shore in background is visible while soldiers and infantrymen move in army vehicles in front of it.