USAAF (United States Army Air Forces) squadron provides air support to U.S. 5th Army in Leghorn, Italy during World War II. Animated map of Italy highlights Leghorn. USAAF bombers drop bombs over the port of Leghorn on 20th April, 1944. Smoke billows up from explosions.
U.S. soldiers in Italy during World War 2. M8 and T27 armored cars, of the U.S. 91st Reconnaissance Squadron, cross narrow pontoon bridge over a river in Leghorn (Livorno) Italy. A destroyed steel bridge and bombed out buildings in background.
Farewell to American soldiers in Leghorn, Italy. Over 1600 American soldiers stand ready to leave Italy, ending U.S. troop presence there after World War II. Soldiers salute as the American flag is lowered. The Allied flags on the transport USS Admiral Sims (AP-127). American soldiers on the ship. General James and the U.S. Ambassador to Italy, James Clement Dunn at the ceremony. Flag of Italy. American soldiers embark the ship. The last soldier, Sergeant Pave, waves as he boards the ship. General James bids farewell to Ambassador Dunn as he boards the ship. American soldiers stand on the ship deck. Italian soldiers wave goodbye. The ship leaves the port.
Soldiers opening a box and taking out banners in Leghorn, Italy during 'Battle Banner' presenting ceremony. Banners displayed in front of Navy soldiers. Soldiers hold rifles on shoulders. Naval Chaplain gives blessing and the banners are given to the vessels commanders. Fleet of ships at the port.
The 1944 U.S. Presidential election in 1944, during World War 2. Newsboy hawks newspaper extra edition, with headline referring to "Nip and Tuck" race. View of Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, at twilight, as lights begin to turn on. Wooden barricades seen set up in front of some establishments to protect against damage from large crowds anticipated as election returns come in. Moving illuminated sign on the Times building reads: "Nearly 45 per cent of Bronx and Manhattan voters said to have cast ballots." Two men look up at the sign. Officials open a voting machine and begin to report information. At another location officials remove paper ballots from their precinct box. A radio announcer reviewing results and reporting them over the air. A woman is seen entering voter returns in chalk, on a national tote board. Citizens gathered to watch results. American soldier listening to results over a radio, in Italy and France. Newscasters reporting on radio as the returns come in. An American family seated in their living room listening to voting returns reports on their radio. Crowds surging in Times Square as returns indicate likely victory for Roosevelt. Crowd in Times Square including many American service members in uniform.
Allied campaign against the Axis in 1944 during World War II. People gathered outside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy celebrate their liberation from Nazi occupation. Allied soldiers in trucks move past the cheering crowds. Pope Pius XII addresses the people from a balcony. Victory parade in Paris, France at the Arc de Triomphe on 26 August, 1944. People cheer as they carry banners. In Bucharest, Romania soldiers loaded onto trucks drive past crowds cheering after their liberation. On 3 September, 1944 people cheer on the streets of Brussels, Belgium as Allied troops enter. In Belgrade, Yugoslavia on October 20, 1944 people celebrate their liberation. In Athens, Greece women carry a Greek flag and a flag being hoisted after their liberation.