Allied Ships Take Sicilian Beach

British, Canadian and US Troops land on 100-mile beach front / montage of Allied ships Algiers harbor, in convoy / deck of ship full of soldiers / group of 8 soldiers making the V for victory sign / soldiers on deck looking off to their left / four Canadian soldiers resting, reading book and map about Italy / Canadian soldiers getting off landing barge onto beach / close-up of Canadian soldier looking through telescope / ship creating smokescreen on water / landing barges arrving at shore / soldiers in jeep pass building with 'Licata' sign / soldiers in crowd by City Hall / civilians watching and in groups / soldiers dig up mine, advance along road / cityscape of Campobello di Licata / US soldiers through the streets, civilians watch / convoy of ships at sea, blimps overhead / soldiers looking at strategy map closer view of soldier watching / shot of lecture with cannon over their heads / group of sailors around a map / huge map on table on ship / close up sailors listening / General George S Patton onboard talking, then Vice Admiral Henry Hewitt / soldier signals with light / ship in distance fires, explosion on land.


Clip #: 504250201SD
Collection: Sherman Grinberg Library
Date created: 01 July, 1943
Licence type: Rights-ready
Release info: Not released. More information
Clip length: 00:02:10:06
Location: Campobello di Licata, Sicily, Italy
Mastered to: QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x486 29.97i More information
Originally shot on: 16mm B/W Neg 486 29.97i
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Source: Grinberg, Paramount, Pathe Newsreels
Barcode: c808-1943-096_p_sub6
Object name: c808-1943-096_p_sub6


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