Pompeii city affected by eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy. View of Mount Vesuvius. Sailing vessel in foreground. Ruins of Pompeii showing partially buried town. Damaged buildings. A wine shop. The baths at Pompeii. A bakery and amphitheater. U.S. Army personnel at amphitheater.
United States soldiers on leave in Italy. They visit the ruins of Pompeii. The soldiers enter. They stand and pose. They gather at a huge gate and fill cups from a tap and from urns. Damaged columns of Pompeii.
Aerial view of the Pompeii City in Italy. The ruins of Pompeii. Amphitheater and court of Pompeii. Stadium of Pompeii and a view of the houses. Church and square of the partially ruined City.
United States soldiers visit Italy. Soldiers pass and read a poster that says 'Take advantage of your Leave', 'See Vesuvius and Pompei', 'American Red Cross Tour Service'. View of Mount Vesuvius. American soldiers board a train identified as 'GI Special to Pompei.' View of soldiers inside the train. View of soldiers by the train holding up the sign reading 'GI Special to Pompei.' (Note: Pompeii is misspelled in the signs.)
Mount Vesuvius erupts. United States Army Air Force B-25 bomber planes covered with lava dust at Pompeii airfield, where aircraft of the 340th Bombardment Group and 321st Bombardment Group were stationed in World War II. Damaged wings of bombers from hot volcanic ash and brimstone. Two bombers buried in ash. Scraper clears airfield. Bomber in the foreground of still-smoking Mount Vesuvius.