Italy Surrenders (1943)
National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38975, LI 208-UN-68 - Italy Surrenders (1943). Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Italians in New York City celebrate Italy's surrender. U.S. troops land in North Africa. President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet at Casablanca. Allied planes bomb islands off Italy. Sicily is invaded by allied troops. Messina is occupied. The 7th Army and Britain's 8th Army land on Italy's mainland behind a naval bombardment. Italian warships speed to allied ports and are surrendered. President Roosevelt announces Italy's surrender. Other personages: Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Clark, Mussolini, Adm. Cunningham.