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    French machine gunners.

    Shot from behind French Army machine gunners lying on the ground facing barbed wire barricade and shooting through that & over hill; one shoots; one loads more ammunition. Can see the gun firing a steady stream, something in distance is hit; big explosion.

    MS of soldiers, there is a thick layer of snow everywhere; branches of trees hang heavily under snow & ice. A few men by a fire where pots are heated; officer getting cup of coffee or other warm drink. Pan right to behind large gun. Man at right shovels snow; clearing area around gun; while on the left the officer does a little dance to keep warm. Then side view of several soldiers standing by gun; preparing to load shell.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    77342
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2472.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:46:00 / 01:10:34:00
    Canister:
    ON 446 B
    Sort Number:
    ON 446 B
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
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  • Stills

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

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