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Canadian Army Newsreel No. 59

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59.1 Italian Partisans Aid Allies 1st Canadian Corps is helped by Italians; Provost Corps look for Germans; civilians at checkpoint; they are briefed; an Italian woman with a machine gun; distribution of guns to civilians; a raid on a building. 59.2 Canadians Visit Gradara Castle An Italian medieval castle is visited by soldiers; history of the castle; a torture chamber; a trap door; exterior views. 59.3 Western Front War Diary The Grave-Nijmegen Road in good condition; Canadian road signs, including some joke signs. Bailey bridge maintenance by the Royal Canadian Engineers in icy waters; explosives are used to blow the ice clear. 25-pound shells are loaded with propaganda leaflets by Branch No.3 Public Relations; they are aimed and fired at German-occupied territory. 59.4 Counter Attack at Kapelsche Veer An Ontario infantry unit launches an assault on Kapelsche Veer Island; soldiers in winter gear, canoes, gunfire; the invasion begins; a smoke screen blanket; mortars are fired; white-camouflaged tanks are operated; firing on factories; gunmen; flame-throwing tanks rain fire on slit trenches. To order the complete six DVD set of The Canadian Army Newsreels, please visit http://www.waramps.ca/military/canr.html.