Documentary about the last winter of WWII - Allied troops surround the German forces.
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01:00:13 American President Franklin D Roosevelt giving press conference.
01:00:52 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by John Ireland".
01:01:15 Winter scenes. Snow lies on British army defensive position. Troops in trench.
01:01:44 Title: "THE LAST WINTER".
01:01:53 VS German HQ in East Prussia after attempt on Hitler's life. Adolf Hitler meets those wounded in explosion in hospital. VS state funeral for dead. Hermann Goering pays respects. VS Hitler meeting with Benito Mussolini. They chat through train window.
01:02:57 Red Army advances in to Warsaw, Poland. Soviet troops roll into Rumanian capital, Bucharest - liberating it. German troops maintain guard in Copenhagen, Denmark.
01:04:03 Sign "This Was The Siegfried Line". Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) with Winston Churchill looking over defences. British armoured personnel carriers advance across flooded areas. Troops fighting their way through German town. Pan water rushing over Ruhr dams. American troops high up in hills.
01:05:06 American Presidential elections. Roosevelt speaks to press - he talks about press attacks on his dog. People queue to vote.
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- British Pathé
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- 1944 - 1945
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