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    American women assist France to rebuild her ruined villages.

    World War One. War damage; bombing. Rebuilding French villages ruined in the war; 1918. GV fortress like wall & tower; very old looking; and sort of battered. Men are working in FG; tossing bricks & stone away from the spot where they stand. looking straight at a chateau or cathedral with round corner towers; ornate architecture detail; also sorta battered. Interior view: a mess of a place that one can see was grand and beautiful. All white; again with ornate trim; a pillar; high windows; etc.; the back wall is shot up full of holes and the floor is piled high with rubble. Destruction; but not complete - they can fix it up and are. Workers are shovelling rubble; etc.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72501
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1888.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:02:00 / 01:50:34:00
    Canister:
    ON 084 M
    Sort Number:
    ON 084 M
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Post-war clear up La Paix Impossible La Paix Impossible Brouillon
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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