Italian soldiers withdrawn from General Franco's Nationalist Army in the Spanish Civil War return back to Naples, Italy from Spain. A troopship heavily laden with troops arrives at Naples Harbor. Italian soldiers disembark from the ship. The soldiers are inspected on the dockside. A military parade - thousands watch as the troops parade down a street
80 Jewish families banished by the Nazis in Brunn, Czechoslovakia. Jewish people at No Man's Land near the border. Jewish woman wipes tears.Naples, Italy, thousands of colonists, comprising 1800 families, are brought from farms to colonize the Italian possession of Libya in North Africa. They board the steamship, SS Piemonte,for voyage to Libya. Family groups are seen moving across the pier and boarding the ship. Passengers wave from the ship and well-wishers wave from the shore as the ship leaves the pier. View of the ship's captain on the bridge. A warship in the harbor fires a gun in salute. Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, in military uniform, stands on the pier and bids the colonists farewell. Several ships bearing colonists are seen underway, leaving Naples.
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.
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler's companion Eva Braun and her family near Naples, Italy. They visit the crater of Mount Vesuvius. Smoke rises from the crater. A lava pool near the volcano. Eva Braun looks at the lava.
Roman ruins in Pompeii, near Naples, Italy. Views of ancient stone streets lined with walls and buildings. Columned Front and courtyard of a grand villa. Elaborately carved stone border on a house. Carved stone commemorating some event. Painted walls on interior of a house (looking almost as bright as they were when painted) with portraits of a man and woman on them. A stone gateway at a town square. Statue of a faun that was part of a fountain in courtyard of a grand villa. Statue of a boy holding a goose. Views of smoldering lava on Mt. Vesuvius. (Note: When the volcano Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. the then seaside village of Pompeii was covered with hot ash, killing almost all of its inhabitents, man and beast alike, and lay undisovered for almost 2000 years. There is still much to be excavated by archeologists.)
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.