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ARC Identifier: 25058
Title: CAMPAIGN IN SICILY, 1948
Creator: Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Other Titles: Historical report, no. C-1
Historical report, no. C1
Production Date: 1948
Part of: Series: Historical Film Reports Relating to World War II, 1948
Scope & Content  Note:
Reel 1 shows Brit. Adm. Cunningham and Gens. Eisenhower, Tedder, Montgomery, Patton, and Doolittle. U.S. planes bomb Pantelleria; Brit. inf. go ashore. Shows masses of Ital. POWs Axis planes bomb an Allied supply, ship off the island. Brit. engrs. repair an airstrip on the island. Allied bombers strike objectives in Italy. Troops Transports assemble in the harbor at Alexandria; Gens. Eisenhower and Patton are aboard the Monrovia. Allied troops, following a night naval bombardment, land on Sicily using amphibious vehicles and floating causeways. Steel mesh mats are laid down: bulldozers are taken ashore. Gen Patton and 3rd Inf. Div. units land. Axis planes attack the convoy, exploding an ammunition ship. Reel 2 shows debris on the beach near Gela and masses of Ital. POW's. 3rd Div. troops clear minefields. Shows Gen. Truscott. Motorized artillery is moved to the front. Allied antiaircraft mistakenly downs friendly transport planes near Gela. The 45th Div. advances on Rogusa. Ital. POW's repair roads. The 3rd Div. enters Palermo; Gen. Eisenhower inspects debris in the city; antiaircraft repels an Axis attack. Reel 3 shows debris in Palermo's harbor; a smoke screen shields the harbor. Allied and Axis wounded are evacuated. Ger. troops are evacuated from Messina to the mainland. Allied Military, Govt. agents distribute rations, supervise medical care, and Institute war crime trials. Pres. Roosevelt reviews Allied, troops from a jeep.

Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
Sound Type: Sound
Variant Control  Number(s):
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-111-HRC-1
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-111-HRC-1
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 685 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 600 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 3
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 614 feet
    Copy 2
Copy Status: Reproduction
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 685 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 600 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 3
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 614 feet
    Copy 3
Copy Status: Reference
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 685 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 600 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 3
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 614 feet


Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
Allied Military Government
Army. 3rd Infantry Division
Army. 5th Infantry Division
Cunningham, Andrew Browne, Adm.
Doolittle, James Harold, Gen.
Italian prisoners of war
Patton, Geo. Smith, Gen.
Tedder, Arthur W.Gen.
Transports (Monrovia)
Truscott, Lucian King, Gen.
World War, 1939-1945

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Montgomery, Bernard Law, Gen.

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
Signal Corps, Producer

Lifecycle Tracking Information

Accession  Number:
2355

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