Italian defensive position on Alps mountain range. Italian soldiers stand on a mountain. Italian soldiers stand on the bunkers covered with sheets. Italian soldiers climb up and down the hill. On the Ariel rope way called 'Telefrica' car runs on ropes. Soldiers sit on rocks of mountain with guns. River in the background. Soldiers march down the hill. Soldiers stand in front of bunkers besides the graves. Soldier ties ammunition baggage on the back of a dog. Dogs go with baggage. Soldiers climb up on stairs they assemble a gun over there. Soldier looks through the binoculars. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Japanese troops parade for Emperor Hirohito, mounted upon a white horse. Italian troops goosestep and German troops goosestep on parade. View of Austrian town with snow-covered Alps mountains in background as German troops enter on March 13, 1938. Local citizens welcome them, displaying swastika flags and giving Nazi straight arm salutes. Troops, military vehicles, tanks, motorcycles, and horse-drawn artillery comprise the German invading force. Shifts to Spain, where war torn buildings reflect effects of German and Italian intervention during the Spanish Civil War. A donkey standing near field artillery piece. Artillery being fired from an urban park in Spain. Artilleryman using a range finder. German gun crew with heavy artillery piece. Soldiers wearing Adrian steel helmets, firing a two-wheeled water-cooled machine gun. Spanish carrying wounded on stretcher. Spanish civilians inadvertently slain during civil war conflict. Starving dog walking in street. Huge poster of Francisco Franco and view of him on reviewing stand saluting marching Nationalist troops. Repeat of Hirohito reviewing troops and Italian and German troops goosestep. Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini stand together in open car heading to Fuhrerbau in Munich, Germany, for signing of Agreement between Germany, Italy, Britain, and France in 1938.Neville Chamberlain, and Edouard Daladier riding in car to Fuhrerbau. Views of the principals signing the accords. Hermann Goering seen. In Italy, Mussolini waves to cheering crowd from balcony. German troops enter Sudetenland (Czechoslovakia) greeted by joyous ethnic German inhabitants.German military brass band playing in open trucks. Signpost pointing to Prag; Eger; Joachimsta; and Komotau. German troops marching into Prague.Italian Destroyer in port, as Italy invades Albania in 1939. An Italian L3/33 tankette being unloaded from a ship.Bicycle troops riding in Albania. German gun position overlooking river. Hitler at Reichstag mocks Roosevelt plea to stop invasions.
View of Mont Blanc massif alpine mountain range, at Chamonix, France. Newly installed cable car to the summit of the 3,842 meter Aiguille du Midi mountain (Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi) shown in operation. Views from cable car down toward village below, as it ascends through 7 thousand feet elevation. Views of the cable car moving through clouds shrouding the mountains. Views of the mountains from inside the car as it ascends.
A documentary on a helicopter school in France. The entrance to a helicopter school. A helicopter in flight over the entrance. A board at the entrance reads 'Base Ecole 725'. A number of helicopters parked in the school compound. An instructor with the students beside a helicopter. The instructor with a student in a helicopter lifts off. The helicopter in flight through the ranges of the French Alps. The helicopter lands on a snow covered area in the Alps. The helicopter in flight by the mountain ranges.
Italian Alpini recovering bodies of victims from United States Air Force aircraft C-47 which crashed in French Italian Alps, on October 24, 1954, while on a flight from Rome, Italy, to Lyon, France. The crash site is at 8,500 feet on Mount Carbonè, in Northern Maritime Alps,near Limone Piemonte, Cuneo, France. Italian Alpini (mountain troops) lead mules laden with bodies of crash victims, in canvas bags, down a mountain path. They are seen placing one such canvas bag into a coffin. A U.S. and an Italian officer then drape it with an American flag and Alpini pallbearers carry it to a waiting vehicle and gently place it on board. An Italian Alpini honor guard presents arms and its commander salutes.