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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes in Catania and Lentini including shelling and local Sicilians.
Description: Panning shots of Catania Plain from Mount Etna to Catania town and from the town to Mount Etna. The 66th Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery firing 5.5 inch medium guns in a night barrage. Simeto bridge on the Catania road being shelled by Axis troops. Carabinieri police patrolling the streets of Lentini with a British military policeman. The local population painting over fascist slogans painted on the walls of houses. The first slogan translates as 'Great Britain has finally felt deeply the bite of the Roman wolf'. A crowd of local people cheering and giving the 'V' sign. A slogan being painted over, it translates as 'By destiny the Mediterranean is ours'.