Canada at War, Part 7: Road to Ortona

Canada at War, Part 7: Road to Ortona

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July 1943 - January l944. The objective at last--Fortress Europe. The Canadian 1st Division, flanked by the British and Americans, pushes into Italy. Italians surrender but the Germans resist. Ortona, a 15th-century town, riddled with bullets and grenades, is taken by Canadians in fierce and costly street fighting.

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Credits
  • producer
    Stanley Clish
    Donald Brittain
  • executive producer
    Peter Jones
  • script
    Donald Brittain
  • editing
    John Kemeny
  • sound editing
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
    Victor Merrill
  • re-recording
    George Croll
    Ted Haley
  • narrator
    Budd Knapp
  • music
    Robert Fleming
    Eldon Rathburn
    Maurice Blackburn
    Ken Campbell

  • Diviner

    My great uncle died in Ortona...may he rest in peace.

    Diviner, 16 Jun 2012