U.S. 5th Army invades Anzio and British bombard Cassino during Operation Shingle Italian Campaign of World War II.
Italy Date:1944 Duration:1 min 42 sec Sound:Yes
Allied troops in Italy during the Operation Shingle Italian campaign of World War II. Several LSTs (Landing Ship, Tanks), trucks and soldiers at Anzio. Army trucks backing into an LST. A 155mm gun is pushed into an LST by a M4 High Speed Tractor. Several soldiers beside the gunr. Columns of soldiers boarding the craft. The LST backing into the water. A Catholic chaplain with hands folded. The Chaplain with the soldiers during the consecration of the Mass. The stern of the LST. An LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) beside the LST. The task force is attacked by German dive bombers. Numerous bombs exploding in and around the ships. The LCI underway at sea. An LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) loaded with troops underway at sea. A few LSTs on the beach. Amphibious vehicles in the background. The landing craft on the beach. Dead Germans lying on a street. Columns of German prisoners marching on a path. View of the prisoners wearing trench coats and caps. In Cassino, Italy : British troops fire artillery during the Battle of Monte Cassino. Small mud houses in Cassino. Several explosions in the area.
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