Willing Captives 1916

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Willing Captives - German prisoners working on the land.

France.

Some of the many Germans captured by the Allies since the start of the Battle of the Somme; in July of this year 1916. Shot of German prisoners marching; through the snow; (toward camera). Then a shot of German prisoners...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
71573
Sort Number:
ON 023 K
Time in/Out:
01:27:58:00 / 01:28:37:00
Canister:
ON 023 K
Film ID:
1856.22
Issue Date:
1916

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