European swimmers gather for the 26th annual 'Across Rome' water race contest in Rome, Italy. Swimmers jump and swim across the Tiber River. Tugboats and few small boats escort the swimmers. Spectators on the riversides cheer their swimmers. Italian swimmer Renato Bacicalupo is the winner of the race.
'Corps d'elite' celebration in Rome, Italy. King pays tribute to Bersaglieri. Statues and monuments. King of Italy Vittorio Emanuele III, Crown Prince Humbert II and Prime Minister Benito Mussolini stand with military officers and officials. They walk on road. People gather to celebrate. Dignitaries at balcony. People watch them.
A horse show in Rome, Italy. People gather to watch a horse show. Horses run across the field past the spectators. Prime Minister of Italy Benito Mussolini looks at the horses during the show. Soldiers lead the horses past the audiences. Mussolini looks on. Well decorated horses pull carts. Italian couples ride on horse backs.
The third anniversary of the signing of the Lateran Treaty in Rome, Italy. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini arrives at St. Peter's Cathedral to meet Pope Pius XI. An official party accompanied by escorts arrives. Mussolini gets off a car. A flag hoisted outside a building. Swiss guards in colorful uniform accompany the officials down the Raphael Galleries to meet Pope Pius. A church bell rings. Mussolini leaves after meeting the Pope as crowds cheer.
Allied campaign in Italy during World War II. Allied troops and equipment advance on a road to Rome. Various street signs on the way read Rome. A map of Italy. Deserted streets of Rome as the Nazis withdraw. Allied troops enter Rome and civilians celebrate their liberation. Newspaper headlines about the liberation of Rome. Pope Pius XII addresses a large gathering from a balcony in the Vatican City. People pray. People gathered around dead soldiers. A soldier removes his gear and helmet as he enters a church. A church bell rings.
A film titled 'Liberation of Rome' shows the arrival of Allied troops in Rome, Italy and the end of Fascist rule during World War II. On June 4, 1944: Allied soldiers on the streets of Rome as people celebrate their liberation. Soldiers loaded on M4 Sherman tanks move past large crowds. The American flag. A Scots pipe band plays as they march through the throng. Allied soldiers move past the Colosseum, Victor Emmanuel Memorial and the Piazza Venezia. People gathered in large numbers on the streets to celebrate the liberation of Rome. A sign reads ' War staff room Combined chiefs of staff '. Past events depict Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. at a meeting as they discuss the plan to liberate Italy from Fascist control. Animated map depicts Allied operations in North Africa and the invasion of Sicily. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini reviews troops. Nazi aircraft take off from an airfield in Italy. German StuG III Assault Guns and Pz.III & Pz.IV tanks being transported on railroad flatcars.