U.S. troops capture a small town San Pietro and Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives for a meeting in Italy.
Italy Date:1943 Duration:5 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary television program depicts the role of U.S. soldiers in the Italian Campaign during World War II. Animated map of Italy shows the location of mountains near the Mignano Valley. Operation Raincoat at Camino Hills. Troops fire guns at the hills. Smoke rises in the foreground. The soldiers fire guns. A soldier looks trough a binocular. The troops fire artillery. They capture Mount la Difensa, Mount la Remetanea and Mount Maggiore . Troops of Italian 1st Motorized Group advance and enter the Mignano area . The Italian troops construct a mud wall. The troops fire with guns on Mount Lungo . Smoke rises in the background. Firing at Mount Lungo. The troops fire guns in a small town San Pietro. 504th Division paratroopers along with their supplies and guns advance towards San Pietro. The troops advance. Soldiers look through binoculars. German aircraft in flight and lay a smoke screen. The soldiers look through binoculars. A narrow mine road and a tank moves on the road. Smoke rises due to firing. The troops enter the town. Damaged buildings in the town. The troops walk past damaged building. The people of San Pietro. Supreme Allied Commander in Europe General Dwight D. Eisenhower visits San Pietro. Jeeps drive on a road.
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