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Title:INCIDENTS DURING ADVANCE ON PATERNO [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 506/4/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Doctors from the 175th Field Ambulance treating British wounded in the town of Ramacca during the advance of the 51st Highland Division.
Description: Three dead Italian soldiers lying near their burnt out truck. A medical orderly attending to a Sicilian child with a cut finger. Close up of the orderly dressing the wound. Two doctors from a Main Dressing Station, Major G A Fowler and Captain J S Hutchinson (surgeons from Leeds) being assisted by an Italian Red Cross nurse, Yolanda Girasola, in attending to wounded British soldiers. Close up of Nurse Girasola working with the doctors. Nurse Girasola assisting the doctors in the operating room. Nurse Girasola helping orderlies as they lift a patient out of the operating room through a window.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
French, Henry (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Fowler, G A (person)
Hutchinson, J S (person)
Girasola, Yolanda (person)
British Army, 51st Highland Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps, 175 Field Ambulance (regiment/service)
Croce Rossa Italiana (institution)
Keywords: Italy 1939-1945 (theme)
Ramacca, Sicily, Italy (geography)
Operation Husky, Allied Invasion of Sicily 1943, Italy, Second World War (event)