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Title:ITALIAN FLEET LIES OFF MALTA; VICTORY PARADE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 193/30
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 14 Sep.1943. Shots of the three large Italian ships off Malta, the cruiser Eugenio di Savoia and the battleships Italia (late Littorio) and Vittorio Veneto. Shots taken from the north coast of the island of destroyers and cruisers off shore. The destroyer Artigliere and other ships in Kalafrana Bay. Shots of cruisers inside the boom at St Paul's Bay.
12 Sep. 1943. The Valletta Band Club and local people hold a victory parade in Valletta to celebrate the surrender of the Italians. They listen to an address by Lord Gort and the Governor of Malta.