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The Italian Campaign in World War II. Allied troops advance through Italy.
Allied soldiers advance during the Italian Campaign of World War Two. View of an Italian town. Wrecked German artillery pieces. U.S. crew climbs aboard M8 Personnel Carrier. Allied troops reconnoitering along a roadside. The drop to the ground in response to gunfire. Smashed German tanks. Allied soldiers climb on and in the tanks, looking for Germans. Allied troops cautiously explore woods and abandoned German bunkers. An Allied infantry patrol passes destroyed German armor and artillery pieces. Two American soldiers display a huge Nazi flag that they then stomp upon. Italian women and children walk through the rubble of their town and fetch water in a bucket. A mother washes her childs face. Another mother feeds her infant. Italian civilians gather around a picnic table in shade of a tree and pose for the camera. Location: Italy. Date: 1944.
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