Refugees from Yugoslavia arrive in Italy
Paramount Newsreel, Issue 51, Released February 1944 “Italy: Yugoslav Patriots Rescued!” Voice: Bob Harris
Yugoslav civilians rescued and transported to Allied territory in Italy for rehabilitation. Signal Corps film of refugees from Yugoslavia getting off boat in Italy, some with large bundles. Animated map. Barracks and tents, line of refugees walking. Soldier checks papers. Walking past barracks. Col. Macfarland, US Army Chief of the “dis-placed persons commission” talks to a group. US soldiers unload truck with American food, ham. The refugees eat soup, bread. Yugoslav soldiers from “Tito’s Army” line up to eat. MS, “girl guerillas” captured by the Nazis, imprisoned in Italy, and liberated by the Allies. Women knitting. CUs, VAR refugees. A leader speaks to the crowd, children salute.
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