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    Item title reads - British forces in Athens.

    Greece.

    Various shots of naval vessels sailing off the Greek coast. M/S of heliograph signalling from Destroyer. L/S invasion barges, and other small craft, loaded with British troops sailing into Athens. Shot looking up mast of Royal Ensign. General views of British troops marching in Athens, locals applaud. Several good panoramas of Athens. Various shots of of the ruins of the Acropolis. L/S Greek flag being carried in front of Acropolis. Good shots of attractive young women. M/S of the Greek Prime Minister Papandreou hoisting the Greek flag on highest point overlooking Athens. M/S Greek flag waving in the breeze. Various shots showing enthusiastic locals as British troops and vehicles drive through Athens.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44798
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1366.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:52:00 / 02:02:23:00
    Canister:
    44/87
    Sort Number:
    44/087
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    02 12 2009 feed 1 12 2009 feed Greek Army MuCEM - Athens 1945 DERNIERE ANNE 1944 Occupation of Greece
  • Stills

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

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