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  • Description

    Item title reads - Brief items from the North East West South.

    Various locations.

    Various shots of ships at Attu in the Aleutians, men carry supplies through the snow. The camera pans across the frozen aerodrome. A snowplough clear the runways.

    Various shots of Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese who has been appointed Commander in Chief of the 8th Army. He poses for the cameras at his base in Italy.

    M/S of Major Paul Triquet who has been awarded Canada's second Victoria Cross of the war. Various shots as he visits the graves of his men from the French-Canadian Royal 22 regiment who fell in assault on Casa Berardi. Various shots of the graves and the remaining men. He won the objective with only 15 men and two sergeants remaining.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44537
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1352.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:57:00 / 01:52:06:00
    Canister:
    44/21
    Sort Number:
    44/021
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Canada in WW2 Canada in WW2
  • Stills

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

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