Invasion Advance 1944

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Caen, France.

    Various shots of British soldiers marching through the town. Civilians walk along carrying bags, one woman is carrying two dead birds (geese ?). Civilians and wardens sort through rubble. M/S clergyman walking through it. M/S American soldiers driving through. Various shots rubble and bombed buildings. C/U sign 'Caen centre'. A man picks his way through rubble with bread (?) A woman cooks over makeshift outdoor stove. M/S as people sort through a pram full of things. M/S British soldier lighting woman's cigarette.

    M/S civilians walking over the rubble with their things. Various shots of rubble and destruction. L/S smoke rising from behind bombed building. M/S as British soldier plays with little girl, she looks shy. L/S guns pointing (bad quality shots). Various shots as locals hand out bottles of wine and champagne to British soldiers, M/S soldier with three bottles. M/S soldiers bumping along in jeeps.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    61775
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1965.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:47:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 867 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 0867 B
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