Documentary film about the last months of WWII - end of fighting in Europe and Far East.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:28:04 A steam train rushes past carrying British soldiers home.
01:28:34 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Sir Ralph Richardson".
01:28:56 Train draws into station. Troops get off. Woman waits for her husband on platform. VS as they meet and embrace.
01:29:26 Title: "THE END AND THE BEGINNING - 1945".
01:29:35 Adolf Hitler makes speech. CU Nazi symbol on top of Nuremberg arena. Pan around empty arena. VS dead German soldiers.
01:30:11 American troops advancing through town. VS gathered Germans wait in the streets. LS town hall. MS dead Mayor and his wife in office. VS of looting from shops and trains. Two women fight.
01:31:10 American troops advance along Autobahn.
01:31:22 Troops inspect wreckage of V2 rockets.
01:31:34 German Prisoners of War (POWs) march along road.
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