The American battleship, USS Arkansas (BB-33) underway off the coast of Naples, Italy. She is greeted by the Amerigo Vespucci, a full rigged three-masted sailing vessel used for training by the Italian Navy (Marina Militare). As the ship's pass each other, the crew of cadets aboard the Italian ship can be seen assembled in formations aloft amongst the sails. The crew of the Arkansas stands on her deck. Later, Italian Crown Prince Humbert (Umberto, Prince of Piedmont) boards the Arkansas to welcome her to Naples. An honor guard of U.S. Marines stands in formation. The Prince personally greets the Arkansas's officers.
A film titled 'Typhus in Naples' shows typhus striking the city of Naples during World War 2. The city of Naples shows Mount Vesuvius and buildings. The bay of Naples shows a boat on water. Italian people at a railroad station. A man walks through a tunnel. A bombed out and wrecked building. Graves in a cemetery. Rubble on the streets. Wounded people are carried on litters. Refugees arrive in Naples. Dead bodies on the side of a street. An Italian women suffering from typhus. A close view of lice on human skin. Warning signs for typhus in English and Italian languages.
Repair of collision damage to the USS Shangri La (CVA-38) in Naples, Italy. A bow view of the ship at anchor in Naples Harbor. The ship takes on slight port list to keep the damaged area out of water. U.S. Navy Skyraider A-1Hs seen on the flight deck port side. The bow anchor and port anchor are out. Port quarter view of Shangri La in Naples Harbor shows the flight deck filled with aircraft. The ship has slight port list until damage is repaired. A stern view of Shangri La at anchor in Naples Harbor. Breakwater seen at right.
U.S. 5th Army troops enter Naples, Italy during World War II. Troops and army vehicles enter Naples. Tanks roll into the city. U.S. troops on guard. Ships and boats at the port of Naples. Italian civilians greet the first units of the 5th Army entering Naples. Cheering civilians on a street.
Fifth Army enters Naples in Italy during World War II. Convoy of ships on harbor of Naples. Soldiers and officers move in jeeps and trucks. Horse carts move on roads. Crowd of civilians watch the movement of the 5th Army. Soldiers sitting on trucks move on the roads of the city. Sign 'To Rome' on street. Soldiers buy food and merchants load potatoes in a military vehicle. Sign on Bank of Naples reads 'Mussolini Has Met His Finish, Hitler prepared for him'. Derailed street cars used as barricades. Rubble and debris at a bombed portion of Naples.
Italian naval maneuvers in Naples, Italy during World War II. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler , King Victor Emanuel of Italy and Prince Umberto aboard a vessel in Naples. Hitler comes aboard an Italian battleship and being greeted by Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini. Italian speedboats race across a bay. A convoy underway at sea as smoke rises from vessels. Italian ships pass in review off the coast of Naples. Sailors lined up on the deck of the ships as they pass in review. An aircraft in flight.