Italian leader Benito Mussolini is rescued by German paratroopers and brought to Germany.
Europe Date:1945 Duration:2 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
The rescue of Italian dictator Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini by German paratroops under the command of Otto Skorzeny from the Apennine Mountains. A German soldier speaks over the radio. A tower on a hill. Otto Skorzeny salutes Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. Skorzeny helps him from a mountain cable car. Soldiers wave and bid farewell to Mussolini as he boards a light German Fieseler Fi 156 'Stork' reconnaissance aircraft. The aircraft in flight. German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler and Italian Foreign Minister Galeazzo Ciano greet Mussolini as he gets off from a German Junker transport in Germany. Hitler, Mussolini and other officers. An official hugs and greets Mussolini. Hitler guides the Italian leader to his car. Soldiers give the Nazi salute. The two leaders get into the car and leave. German officers and soldiers welcome Hitler and Mussolini on arrival at Hitler's headquarters. The meet with numerous Nazi officials. They get into a car and leave. Mussolini meets more Nazi officers and officials. They greet Mussolini with the Nazi salute. Mussolini boards the German Junker. Hitler waves as the plane takes off for Italy.
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