The Battle Of Strasbourg 1944

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    Item title reads - The battle of Strasbourg.

    France.

    Various shots of United States troops at 1914 boundary sign between Germany and France. M/S's of U.S. troops and armoured vehicles entering Saarburg. M/S aerial dogfights (showing vapour trails) between ME 163s and 262s (Nazi jet fighters) and American fighters. M/S planes blowing up in the air. Pilots jump from them by parachute.

    Various shots of U.S. troops and armour entering Mulhouse. M/S's sullen looking Alsace crowds. M/S refugees with French flags entering town down main street. M/S's U.S. and French troops with tanks entering Strasbourg. Various shots of wrecked Strasbourg. M/S of a burning jeep - C/U of a body lying next to it. M/S of a pile of Nazi emblems in street. Various shots of the German Commander of Strasbourg with U.S. army officers after surrendering. Various shots of prisoners of war marching in column and mounting U.S. vehicles.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44862
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1370.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:56:00 / 01:07:22:00
    Canister:
    44/97
    Sort Number:
    44/097
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