German military preparations to fortify the Italian coast near Anzio and Nettuno, during World War 2. Thousands of German heavy artillery shells stacked in an ammunition dump in Italy during World War 2. German soldiers form line and pass shells and other ammunition to each other for loading into trucks. View from German Coastal shore guns overlooking the Anzio-Nettuno areas in Italy, before the Allied amphibious attack of January 22, 1944. German soldiers attend to their guns. German soldiers preparing more gun positions on side of a mountain. A German tank being covered with foliage, on a mountainside.
German troops battle the enemy in Nettuno, Italy during World War II. A campaign map of Italy during the war. Hillocks in Nettuno. German tanks enter an Italian town. Troops march along a road. Vehicles towing artillery guns. Troops take up positions and look through binoculars. Smoke rises from Allied bombings. German antiaircraft guns are being fired.
Germans forces responding to Allied amphibious assaults at Anzio and Nettuno, Italy, during World War 2. Map of Italy. Views of mountains and land. German soldiers on a street corner. Street sign points to Anzio and Nettuno. German PzIII Ausf.K tank & 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 pass. Pz.IV lang tank of 16th Panzer Division. Soldier watch through binoculars from a concealed area. German troops move up in trenches. They fire mortars and artillery. Incoming Allied mortar fire and tracers seen flashing across sky. Explosions occur.
Map shows West coast of Italy and principal cities. Scenes of British and American armor destroyed during the Allied invasion at Nettuno, Italy. A sign on roadside reading, "Gefangenen-Sammelstelle" (Prisoner assembly place). An American soldier smoking a cigarette. One with arm in sling. German medic bandaging minor cut on hand of a British soldier and attending to another. American soldiers in an open field and in a prison courtyard. They look up at contrails from Allied and German airplanes in dogfight at high altitude. German antiaircraft battery firing at Allied bombers overhead. Bombs exploding nearby. Closups of the German gunners. Black flak clouds fill air above.
Allied Forces advance during the World War II. The invasion fleet assembles. Soldiers embark on the ships. Ships loaded with supplies and equipment sail towards Italy. A soldier reads a newspaper and a soldier with a puppy. Animated map of Italy shows the landing place between Nettuno and Anzio. Soldiers disembark the ships. Soldiers in barge. They waddle in water to reach ashore. Troops carry load. Tanks roll down landing ships. German planes attack the fleet. An explosion as a ship is hit. The equipment is unloaded. Soldiers march into the city. Dead soldiers in the streets.
German soldiers moving through brush, in area of Nettuno, Italy, during World War 2. One carrying an MG 42 machine gun over his shoulder. Allied artillery shells bursting over mountainous wooded area nearby. German soldiers running over rugged hilly terrain. Allied shell bursting on a road. German soldiers firing from behind a natural hill. Officer signals to stop firing as several British soldiers surrender with arms raised. They are quickly searched for weapons, as another Allied shell lands only yards away from them and the camera. The British prisoners of war (POWs) being escorted down a hillside. Others, including one wounded, being escorted up a hill to be questioned. A german Krupp 17 cm Kanone 18 gun in camouflaged position on mountainside. Soldier gives signal to commence firing. German radio operator at a site in the field. German Kanone 18 gun firing from clump of trees. Shells exploding in distance. German soldiers holding their ears as guns fire.