Model of the area, explains positions and tactics and various artillery and planes being used to demolish city in Italy.
Italy Date:1944 Duration:9 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
Documents the battle for Cassino, Italy. Artillery being fired. Smoke at hill. Views of Cassino town. Model of the area explains positions and tactics. Warnings being shot to citizens. Crew load explosives in artillery shells. U.S. Army Air Forces B-17, B-24, B-29 and various kinds of airplanes being used to demolish the city. Explosion occur at top of hill. Soldiers look from concealed area. Monte Cassino Monastery being bombed on February 18, 1944. Different artillery being used to demolish the city. Giant artillery and equipment being moved by crane. Soldier emplace explosives in land. Location of each microphone being selected for better reaction. It is being checked by soldiers. Cylinder being connected and packed into a water tight pack. Soldiers camouflage it by roof. Soldiers at a command post. They plan at a table. They check the enemy position over a map. Planes in formation flight. Planes drop bombs over target . Explosion occurs over target and smoke clouds rise. Ruins of buildings. News headlines of paper: Big drive on in Italy.
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