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1943 - Italy: Fall of Mussolini; Rome Bombed; German Military

Reel Number: 221073-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1943

Country: Italy

Location: Rome

TC Begins: 04:38:26

TC Ends: 04:48:14

Duration: 00:09:48

Actualidades Luce 157 Fall of Mussolini - Rome Bombed - German Military 25Jul43 Italian flags flying around city after fall of Mussolini; newspaper article w/ picture of Badoglio; Fascist emblems removed; street demonstrations and celebrations - crowds in central piazza opposite Vittorio Emmanuel Monument. Badolglio presenting medal to officer. 04:40:05 Bombardment of Rome - ground shots smoke from bombs over Rome in distance. Bombed buildings inc. Universita degli Studi - interior bombed hospital - piles of rubble - fires still burning - damaged cemetery - interior church - before & after shots of destruction. Still of Pope Pius in bombed church. Queen Marie-Jose of Italy visits bombed areas - speaks to Italians on street. 04:44:48 German Military Actions - coastal artillery & defences - heavy guns firing - German bombers and fighters - sea planes take off from lake or fjord, swastikas visible - German battleships near Norway ? - 04:46:59 ‘Arsenal de la Marine Nationale’ building - burning ships at moorings - damaged ships in port - one of ships called Strasbourg. WWII. Italian Royalty. Dictators.

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