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.
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.
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.
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.
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.