Soldiers patrol the streets of Buonconvento,Italy with wrecked buildings due to heavy allied bombings during World War II. A jeep moves through the street as debris lies in the background. Pictures on wall of a destroyed building. French soldiers listen to an old fashioned phonograph.
A knocked out U.S. M115, 8 inch howitzer, in Buonconvento,Italy, during World War 2. American GIs riding in jeep pass a paper sign (left by German soldiers) pointing and giving distance to Munich, Germany. A number of signs left over from German military units formerly operating in the area, are piled up in the street.
Young partisans march through the streets of Buonconvento,Italy. Giovanni Nenzi,leader of young partisans delivers a speech to them as they sit and listen to him.
Young partisans march through the streets of Buonconvento,Italy and enter Montalcino castle. Partisans assembled outside the castle sing in a group. Partisans armed with guns guard Fascist prisoners held at Montalcino castle.
Allied tanks with soldiers atop it roll out on the streets of Buonconvento,Italy. French civilians also throng the streets. Wrecked buildings and debris. Soldiers enter a building carrying their guns.
American Troop Carrier crews gather for a briefing on August 14, 1944, the day before the Operation Dragoon invasion of Southern France, in World War 2. The captions then refer to their return to the UK later that month, and to the United States in October 1944. The air crews are seen assembled outdoors at an airfield in Italy. The weather is hot and some of them are without shirts. Some wear Khaki shorts. Views of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline, taken when some aircrew members return to the United States in October 1944.