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Ruins in Italy; American pilot

Film | Accession Number: 2020.209 | RG Number: RG-60.7164 | Film ID: 4502

Outdoor amphitheater in Italy. Tower and a domed building in the distance. Ruins. (1:13) US soldier posing in front of the ruins. Town on the side of a hill. People walking around covered vehicles. (2:42) An impressive cathedral with many spires along the top. A distinct looking building on the top of a hill, overlooking a body of water. (4:02) US soldiers driving in an open aired vehicle up a winding road. Soldiers hefting large duffels onto a US naval transport ship. Woman smiles and pets a dog. (5:03) A damaged Red Cross vessel on its side sinking into the water. (5:28) Women handing out donuts to US soldiers as they board the ship. (5:49) Soldiers get onto a train, including pilot (possibly McDonald) with "Jamaica" jacket. (7:01) The mountains from the train.


Duration
00:08:26
Date
Event:  1945
Locale
Italy
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Metro Theatre Center Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:51:11
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