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  • Description

    Item title reads - Back to Blighty.

    L/S of a ship pulling into North West port. L/S British soldiers waving from ship, they escaped from Italian prison camps to Switzerland. M/S of Sergeant Phipps onboard telling of his experiences. Everyone applauds.

    Various shots of happy looking British soldiers of 8th Army disembarking in Britain. Various shots of British Red Cross girls serving tea and issuing bags of food for troops. M/S as the troops board train. L/S of train pulling out with troops waving from windows.

    Amendment October 2014: A visitor to the site has written to say this film shows the Eastern Prince arriving at Glasgow on 21 October 1944.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1944
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    44796
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1366.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:53:00 / 01:58:19:00
    Canister:
    44/87
    Sort Number:
    44/087
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Bantock random interest Army Food
  • Stills

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

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