Allied invasion fleet of over three thousand ships crosses the Mediterranean Sea. American, British and Canadian Armies along with other countries involved in the 'Operation Husky'. General George Patton receives the battle flag. Amphibious assault on the Gulf of Gela. Naval guns fired. Troops advance in the town of Gela. Civilians are seen. Landmines are cleared. General Lucian Truscott seen. Attack of fighter planes.
Allied invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. An Allied invasion convoy underway in the Mediterranean Sea. Three Allied soldiers in the foreground. An Allied naval fleet at sea and a naval gun in the foreground. A gun crew member looks through a pair of binoculars for enemy aircraft. Landing crafts at sea. Explosions occur on a coast in the far background.
Allied invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. An Allied invasion convoy underway in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Gela, Sicily. Smoke rises from the coast due to bombardment. Flakes burst in the sky. Ships underway at sea. Smoke rises from a ship after being hit by an enemy aircraft.
Allied convoys underway in the Mediterranean Sea. Sailors aboard the ships. Animated diagram illustrates the movement of submarines. Torpedoed Allied tankers in view. Smoke due to explosion. The sailors jump into water as the tankers are attacked. Naval officers confer about the preparations for supply to be received by the convoy. Naval intelligence obtains information that submarines are heading towards a projected convoy route. The port Commander advances the departure time.
Allied invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War II. Allied convoy of ships underway in the Mediterranean Sea between Gela and Scoglitti. Landing crafts circle around the ships. A soldier comes down a landing net alongside a ship. Ships anchored off the coast of Sicily. A barge comes alongside a ship.
Italian battleship Italia underway in the Mediterranean Sea during World War II. An Italian Admiral comes aboard the battleship. Naval officers shake hands with the Admiral. He inspects sailors lined up on the deck of the ship. The Admiral speaks into a microphone as he addresses the sailors aboard the ship.