Activities of Allied troops in Italy. British General Henry Wilson inspects troops at Naples in Italy. He poses with General Eaker and administration. General Henry and other officers get into the plane. Plane takes off. General Clark decorates 5th Army troops.
A U.S. Navy training film titled 'Medicine in action: Head injury of a battle casualty' about the treatment and recovery of a soldier wounded during World War II. Private Wilmer of the U.S. 6th Army. A map of Casino Italy where Wilmer was injured during the battle of World War II. Aerial views of an evacuation hospital where Wilmer was given initial medical assistance after being injured. Wilmer with bandage on his scalp at a general hospital in Italy. Doctors clean the wound on the scalp. They try to control the bleeding. Blood clot being removed and wound being checked for infection. Bone fragments being removed from the wound. Wound being stitched. After six days wound being examined. Private Wilmer arrives in Naples in an ambulance. He boards a hospital ship in England and leaves for North Africa. At a camp he talks to other injured patients. Private Wilmer gets off a jeep and boards U.S. Army hospital ship Acadia to leave for United States. At Walter Ridge hospital he moves his hands and legs to demonstrate physical normality after being injured. Doctors administer anesthesia on his scalp and work on the wound. After treating the wound the scalp being closed and bandaged. Private Wilmer after recovering from the injury. He walks out of the hospital after being discharged.
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.
An Italian Prisoner of War on board United States Navy ship Wasp as they return to Naples in Italy. An Italian military police officer is also seen. Prisoners have their meals in the mess. Prisoners are being served meal. Italian Prisoners of War carry their baggage as they disembark from ship to the pier and move towards the dock. Motor boats and an Irish freighter are seen in the sea. Wrecked buildings are seen along the dock.
Italian Prisoners of War at bunking space on the hangar deck aboard United States Navy ship USS Wasp (CV-18) as they return to Naples in Italy. One of the prisoners plays guitar as others listen. A Pilot being hoisted in Boatswain chair from a boat alongside the ship. An Italian soldier gets a haircut from an Italian barber on the deck of the ship.
Italian Prisoners of War carry their baggage and move down the gangway as they disembark the United States Navy ship USS Wasp (CV-18) in Naples in Italy. They load the baggage on to military trucks on the dock.