Bringing Up Munitions 1918

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    French Army bringing up munitions for 1918 counteroffensive.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    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
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    77376
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2472.46
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:01:00 / 01:41:47:00
    Canister:
    ON 449 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 449 G
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