United News № 26469 "Eruption Of Vesuvius" (1944)

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The eruption of Vesuvius.

Blazing stones rolling down the slopes.

Wall of lava that reaches a height of 9 meters.

American soldiers and locals watch a majestic sight.

Lava, destroying lying on her way orchards, reaches the city of San Sebastian.

Rush home.

Religious procession.

Italian residents pray for the salvation of this disaster.

American soldiers on the streets.

They help the refugees to save their property.

Rush home.

Clouds of ash and slag covering the neighborhood.

A rain of ash in the city di Salerno.

This is the terrible eruption of Vesuvius in the last 38 years

Key words

natural phenomenon, volcano, destruction, the Allied forces, refugees, Italy

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