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    French World War One troops use pontoon bridge on Meuse River near Verdun, France.

    French troops pilot pontoon boats down river. Boats are hooked together side to side with platform on top. Pontoons come to stop. M/S as men carry planks toward boats, putting them across outside boats. Crew walking off the pontoon barge, walking across the planks. Then a shot of the bridge completed with planks laid, enough for a car to drive across; which one does here.

    Also on ON 401B.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    71230
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1848.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:28:00 / 01:25:37:00
    Canister:
    ON 008 D
    Sort Number:
    ON 008 D
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Verdun
  • Stills

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

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