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  • Description

    Item title reads - Return to Greece.

    L/S Destroyer at sea, taken astern. M/S as they drop the anchor near Kythera. Locals welcome them. Members of ELAS march through the streets. M/S of a fort in Kythera with old British cannon. M/S Greek people on donkeys. C/U studies of Greek men and women. L/S Greek flag and Union Jack flying in Kythera. L/S British invasion barges at sea during the invasion of Poleponnesia. Various shots of the people of Patras waving to British troops. A lady puts a garland around a soldier's neck. M/S of Greek priest. Various shots of supplies being unloaded. Various shots of Greeks helping repair runway of aerodrome at Araxos. M/S Dakota landing and taxiing on airfield. L/S Patras, third largest city in Greece. L/S Greek crowds cheering the allies. Various shots of Greeks holding a big parade in Patras. Various shots of the Mayor on horseback. L/S as Greek flag is hoisted, everyone cheers.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44781
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1366.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:45:00 / 01:30:20:00
    Canister:
    44/83
    Sort Number:
    44/083
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Ballista Media WW2 Oxford Committee for Famine Relief Selected Greece Occupation of Greece
  • Stills

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

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