Construction of a landing field strip and a P-38 aircraft burns after hitting a truck while landing in Salerno, Italy.
Salerno Italy Date:1943, September 6 Duration:2 min 55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Fifth United States Army in Salerno, Italy during World War II. A bulldozer uproots trees. A grader and a steam roller level the ground for a landing field. Soldiers jump out of a truck. The soldiers with picks work on the landing field strip. A United States Army Air Force Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft lands on the newly constructed field. Soldiers on a side of the strip wave to the pilot of the aircraft as it lands. The Lockheed P-38 Lightning burns after hitting a truck. Soldiers rescue the survivors. Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft land. Smoke from burning aircraft in the background.
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