Italy Date:1963, October 14 Duration:2 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
View of destructions caused on Vajont Dam due to a landslide which fell from top of the mountains.
View of River Piave. Animated map which explains how a landslide fell into reservoir and caused heavy destruction which wiped out villages and hamlets. Rock falls and ruins of villages shown. Italian troops with people in rescue operations. Troops carrying wounded and dead on stretchers. Women crying. United States Army helicopter lands. Troops searching for people still alive at disaster site. In the village of Longarone, 80% of the inhabitants are dead.
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