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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Various shots of the repatriated prisoners leaving hospital ship Atlantis on arrival to Liverpool docks. Nurses saying goodbye, brass band playing, people looking on etc. Many of the men are disabled and are helped by ship staff. Hospital train leaving Liverpool - transporting men to hospitals across the country.

    More shots of the ship arriving, people waving from docks and men waving from the ship. Nurses and soldiers helping carry the men on stretchers off the ship and on train. Men boarding the train, nurses help. Brass band playing.

    More shots of Atlantis docking at Liverpool. Several shots of men onboard moving train.

    Natural sound only towards the end of item.

    Amendment October 2014: A visitor to the site has written to say the date was most probably 26 October 1943.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    61109
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1889.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:21:00 / 01:09:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 921 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 0921 D
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    front line hospital Beatles
  • Stills

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

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