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.
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.
A film on Pope Pius XII blessing the U.S. troops after liberation of Rome during World War II. The Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican City. Several people outside the church. Pope Pius XII seated on a high throne, and shaking hands with the soldiers around him. The long line of priests carrying the Pope, walk between the U.S. troops. The Pope blesses the soldiers as he passes them. The Pope seated on the throne and the priests standing on either side. The Pope delivers a speech. The soldiers listening to the Pope. The Pope blesses the men. The Pope seated on the throne being taken through the men gathering around.
General Mark Wayne Clark and General Lucian Truscott in a jeep. General Clark and General Truscott visit the Vatican City. General Clark salutes and talks to the civilians. Crowds of civilians seen smiling and cheering. The refugees return back to the city.
Liberation of Rome from German control during World War II. United States, British and Italian flags flutter in wind on a building in Rome, Italy. United States Army General Mark Wayne Clark, Major General Alfred Maximilian Gruenther, General Lucian King Truscott and Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keys and French Army General Alphonse Pierre Juin. A military band plays during the welcoming ceremony of American troops. A large crowd of civilians gathered to cheer the troops. Buildings on either side of a street. A bell rings at Saint Peter's Basilica. Pope Pius XII addresses a large crowd in the Vatican City.
The U.S. 5th Army enters Rome during World War II. Soldiers enter the city with tanks. A German emerges from a building. Pope Pius welcomes British troops at the Vatican City. Italian women inspect graves of massacred civilians. British and Indian troops march towards Montone. Field guns fired, tanks advancing. Infantry moves on street.