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.
Swiss soldiers commemorate the anniversary of the historic defense of Leonine City in the Yard of the Belvedere in Vatican City. Swiss Guards march. General staff of the Vatican Army present at the ceremony.
Liberation of Rome by the Allies during World War II. Allied soldiers in jeeps drive on the streets of Rome. U.S. Army General Mark Clark leads a convoy of Allied soldiers. The jeeps pass under a bridge. Swiss Guards in the Vatican City. General Mark Clark with a bishop as he visits the Vatican City. Civilians gathered on a street. King Victor Emmanuel Monument in the background. Civilians run on a street. People cheer and wave.
U.S. President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy visit Rome, Italy after attending the Economic Summit in France. President Reagan and Nancy exit a car in Rome. They meet Pope John Paul II in Vatican city. President Ronald Reagan and the Pope each give short speeches. Later, the President visits Italy's presidential palace and Italian President Sandro Pertini.
United States sailors visit St Peter's Square and the City of Vatican, Rome. People walk at St Peter's Square in Vatican City, Rome. People walk around a fountain at St Peter's Square.
Workers place torches over the Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome, Italy. Wide and close up views of workers climbing with ropes around their waists on the dome roof of Saint Peter's Basilica, carrying large baskets, and setting the torches in place. High view of Rome and Vatican City as seen from atop Saint Peter's Basilica. Night view as twenty five thousand flaming torches light up the Basilica to celebrate the occasion of Sir Thomas More and Bishop John Fisher becoming the First English Saints to be canonized in the Catholic faith since reformation.