Floods In England 1947

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    Floods in Berkshire.

    M/S nurse wading in flood water, soldiers in an amphibious army vehicle (DUKW) hand her bottles of milk for the hospital. Various shots people being evacuated by rowing boats and DUKWs. Various shots soldiers delivering coal and supplies by boat (some are for hospital). More shots civilians being evacuated, including elderly lady. Various shots soldiers being rescued from Sherman tank stuck in flood water. More shots people being rescued. Men delivering bread by boat. More shots people being rescued.

    Cuts from Gazette Issue 47/24.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    66550
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2375.20
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:40:00 / 01:59:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 1722 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1722 B
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  • Its definitely not a DUKW. The clip shows a Ford GPA which is an amphibious jeep.

    Claude 28th Feb 2014

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