Bringing Up Munitions 1918

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    French Army bringing up munitions for 1918 counteroffensive.

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    Wide shot Army trucks driving back & forth on road. Soldiers unloading shells from carriage of train; carrying them towards camera & stacking them up on ground.

    Wide shot panning on many crates; soldiers opening them; horse artillery in background etc.

    Then another wide shot looking out over many teams of horses hitched up. Horses on road pulling caissons.

    Variations of this footage are found in several other places: ON 237 E; ON 244 A;
    ON 017 K; ON 411 B.

    Cataloguer's note: duplicate of item with same title in ON 446 F on *PM2472*.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:01:00 / 01:41:47:00
    ON 449 G
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    ON 449 G
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    MBM 1 WW1 War horses in France ON 449 WW1 50 war films - All Quiet CCWWI
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