Several shots of Italian Army supply column moving up into snow-bound Italian Alps, digging through avalanches, clearing passes. Shots of soldiers digging galleries through ice, eating their rations in snow trench, climbing steep slopes. Various shots of observatory on summit of mountain, of searchlight, of improvised village complete with stone chapel. PAN of snow-covered mountains. Sequence showing Italian soldiers lining up to receive their Christmas presents distributed by Red Cross worker. Sequence showing soldiers during alarm, manning trenches, firing small howitzer gun.