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    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Surrender of occupied Brest, France.

    Various shots of American soldiers guarding crowd of German prisoners of war in town square. Most of surrounding buildings have been destroyed in fighting. American general is seen with two high ranking German officers. Various shots GIs with guns ready running through rubble, house to house fighting. L/S building - possibly restaurant, with name "Holteing". More shots POWs, some stand around white flag. The captured soldiers seem quite relieved and happy. More shots captured German officers, one has a limp.

    Date on clapper board is 18/09/1944.

    Amendment June 2011:
    A viewer wrote in stating that it is not a restaurant but a hotel.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    63539
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2135.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:57:00 / 01:54:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 1112 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 1112 C
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
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    (Ep.3) WW2 Belarus Tallboys
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage seen here was shot by a cameraman named as "Downard".

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