National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39187, LI 208-WP-118 - War Pictorial News Number 118 (1943). Series: Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels, compiled 1943 - 1945. On the invasion of Sicily. A Brit. convoy, including transports, cruisers, destroyers, and other vessels, moves toward the island. Soldiers are transferred from ship to ship by breeches buoy. Troops bathe, repair shoes, and man battle stations. Transport planes, loaded with supplies and paratroops take off from a field in N. Africa. Allied troops land on Sicily under a naval barrage and regroup on the beach. Trucks and tanks are taken ashore.
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