U.S. 5th Army enters Rome, Italy, during World War II.
Rome Italy Date:1944, June 4 Duration:1 min 44 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. 5th Army enter Rome, Italy. Infantry, M-10 Tank Destroyers, Sherman tanks, trucks, Jeeps and myriad other equipment and personnel of the 5th Army are seen along the road entering Rome proper. Electric towers along the sides of the road. Buildings in the background. Soldiers seated in a military jeep at a guard post. Italian civilians hold a sign reading, "American Soldiers We Welcome as our Liberators." Italian civilians gather on the streets and cheer, but disperse quickly when gunfire erupts. Two U.S. soldiers take cover behind their jeep and point rifles in the direction of the gunfire. Smoke rising from parts of the city. American Sherman tanks parked in a farm field.
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