Benito Mussolini stages Grand Maneuvers, August 1936, in Avellino Province, Italy. Special military review for King Emmanuelle III of Italy. The event was held after Mussolini's invasion of Ethiopia and intended to show the world Italy's military readiness for war. In the clip, various divisions of the military march in review; crowds cheer and Mussolini and King's entourage tour both on foot and on horseback.
Two million Italian soldiers parade in Avellino, Italy. A large number of soldiers gathered for a maneuver. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini and King Victor Emanuel look at the troops. Military tanks during the maneuver. The soldiers march in review.
Single file formation of U.S. Army 7th infantry, 3rd division enters and occupies town of Avellino Italy. U.S. soldiers carrying rifles moving through the streets in squad formation. Some vehicles seen moving in background. Soldiers moving and inspecting the situation among rubble and barbed wire entanglements in the city streets. Several civilians are seen moving in the background.
Men working in ruins of bombed out city of Avellino, Italy. Men with various equipment cleaning up the remains and debris of wrecked buildings. People working in ruins, people gather at the public square, several people moving on carts, bicycles and signs on the wrecked buildings seen in background, including "Germania 1918" and "Plaza Centrale" on the Red Cross building. Sign of 'Danger Unexploded Bomb' is planted in the rubble.
Views of the 56th Evacuation Hospital building in Avellino, Italy. Trucks, jeeps and other vehicles moving in the paved area in front of the building. Several receiving tents scattered in the garden area of the hospital. View of a portion of the wrecked hospital building. Two guards standing at the entrance of the hospital and the signboard of the 56th Evacuation Hospital is planted at the gate side. An ambulance enters the hospital,man opens the doors and others rush towards it and carry out the wounded one on the litters. Men carry the litter into the receiving tent.
U.S. Army 337th Engineers ("Keystone Engineers") near Avellino in the Campania region of Italy. View of a portion of a partially destroyed bridge over the Calore River. Soldiers working with various equipment and repairing the bridge.