Invasion of Sicily

Accession Number F00808
Collection type Film
Measurement 8 min 57 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Place made At sea, Italy: Sicily
Date made July 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

The Allied invasion of Sicily, code name Operation Husky, 2,000 Allied ships cross Mediterranean unopposed. Features Generals Montgomery, Eisenhower and Patton, also Admiral Cunningham. One scene shows Spitfire aircraft with American markings.