Views of Sicily, Italy, in area occupied by U.S. troops during World War II. Soldiers inspect an Italian sound detector
Sicily Italy Date:1943, August Duration:3 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Allied invasion of Sicily, Italy during World War 2. U.S. soldiers remove grass camouflaging from an Italian anti-aircraft sound-tracking device set up on high ground in Sicily during World War 2. A U.S. Airman sits at the controls and operates the device, rotating it through various positions, while a soldier continues to remove all the camouflage materials from it. A small Italian boy sits watching, nearby. The two soldiers rotate the sound detector for the camera. View shifts to a protected harbor with breakwater, in the distance. An Army photographer takes a still photograph. View of hilltop buildings from boat moving through water down below rocky cliff with outcroppings extending into the water. View of agricultural land from a grassy hillside.
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