Surrender By Germans 1944

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    Surrender by Germans. Location of events unclear / unknown.

    Various shots German officer surrendering to British counterparts. Various shots as they chat. M/S as military police drive through. Out of focus M/S as General Bernard Montgomery sits at a desk with German Generals and officers with documents of surrender. He reads them out then signs them followed by the officers. M/S German officer sat at desk.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    62233
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1998.02
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:03:00
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    01:02:56:00 / 01:05:59:00
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    UN 1163 B
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    UN 1163 B
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  • This clip needs redating, for this footage was shot not in 1944 but on the 4th May 1945 at Luneburg Heath, near Hamburg, Germany.

    The man seen at 0:16 is Generaladmiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg.

    jamied 7th Mar 2014

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