Battle Of Caen 1944

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills

Comments (3)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • The Battle of Caen took place from June-August 1944, enabling reduction of the clip's current date range of 1940-49.

    jamied 24th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 23rd Aug 2012
  • "MS an ambulance drives past" - it's a Humber FWD 8cwt Light Ambulance.

    jamied 1st Feb 2014

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
churchill
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare

Related Videos

Hide
Battle Recaptured Aka Small War

Battle Recaptured Aka Small War

Actors on set of the film "The Longest Day" include Peter Lawford and Richard Todd.

The Day

The Day

Item shows troops, aeroplanes and ships preparing and crossing Channel for D-Day invasion.

Battle Of The Rivers

Battle Of The Rivers

Allied assault on Rivers Odon and Orne, France. Churchill makes 2nd visit to Normandy.

The Message Of Caen

The Message Of Caen

Anniversary of D-day landings marked - French President and British dignitaries present.

Armistice - We Shall Remember

Armistice - We Shall Remember

The Queen Mother at the Garden of Remembrance and library footage of the world wars.

Battle Of Caen

Battle Of Caen

Monty presents medals - British troops on the move in France.

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. These images from Auschwitz and Belsen help to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.
Holocaust
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
As Britain commemorates the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death, here are Pathé's iconic images of the wartime leader.
churchill
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. We remember some of his finest epigrams and witty ripostes.
Churchill
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen