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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Allied invasion of occupied Europe - France.

    Various shots truck driving into ammunition dump. Various shots men loading crates of ammunition onto truck. The truck then drives out of compound and along dirt track, motorcycle escort rides in front.

    Various shots soldiers unloading shells from truck. The men then prime the shells. Various shots soldiers setting up field gun. The field gun is fixed to back of truck and towed away. Various shots soldiers loading field gun and firing shells into woods.

    Cameraman's clapper board gives date as 03/08/1944, soldiers are from British 115th battalion.

    NB: some spacing between shots.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    62023
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1984.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:35:00 / 01:22:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 1115 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1115 B
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
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    scammell pioneer Footprints 1 War in France
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    All of the footage from 01:07 onwards, (and possibly even the material before), was shot by a cameraman named as "Watkins", on 3 August 1944.

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