A Vatican priest blesses new flag of an old tall wooden sailing vessel used as a training ship in Genoa, Italy.. The cadets wear their uniforms and are carrying guns on their shoulders. Cadets arrange themselves on elevated parts of the ship in a display.
King Emmanuel and Queen Elna arrive at the launch of a new Italian liner Rex in Genoa, Italy. Ship launched with cranes as men stand on the bow of the ship and wave. 1000000 people gather to witness the launch of the ship. Ship underway at sea as a number of people row their boats in the sea to watch the new liner.
Royal Air Force Lancaster bombers bomb Genoa, Italy during World War II. Lancaster bombers on an airfield in England as they take off fro a night raid over Genoa, Italy. A map of Italy depicts the location of Genoa. Aerial view of thee city at night. Flares being dropped and then bombs descend and strike the city. Smoke rises due to the explosions. A rail road station being bombed. Flaks rise due to firing of anti aircraft guns. Searchlights drop and bombs being dropped in a second run over the city.
Arrival of coal from the U.S. in Genoa,Italy. Ship from the United States arrives at dock. United States flag flutters in wind from the mast. Coal containers in the cargo hold. Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs,Conte Carlo Sforza thanks U.S. Ambassador to Italy, James Clement Dunn. Crane unloads coal.
Infantrymen of the 92nd Division of the United States Army parade through the streets of Genoa in Italy during World War II. Film shot from between two columns of the marching troops, followed by views of their marching feet. They are followed by a large contingent of armed Italian Partisans. Civilian spectators watch the marchers, from sides of road and from cars.
Diver descends 1000 feet under sea in Genoa Italy. Ship at sea. Diver gets inside a diving equipment wearing the oxygen mask. He is lowered into water with the help of a rope. Men help him aboard the ship after his diving experience.