• Short Summary

    American troops advancing across Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "9th. OVER THE ROER".

    Germany.

    Various shots of the American infantry men in trenches. Various shots of the American infantry men advancing towards the river Roer (Ruer), Germany.

    Close up shot of smoke generators at work. Several shots of the American troops and vehicles advancing under a smoke barrage towards the river Roer. Several shots of the American troops crossing the river.

    Aerial shots of incendiaries and bombs bursting on the town of Pforsheim, Germany, at night.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1145.17
    Media URN:
    39765
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1945
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:32:00 / 01:40:37:00
    Canister:
    45/19

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Various shots of the American infantry men advancing" - the men are from the Ninth United States Army.

    "Pforsheim" in text and tags should read Pforzheim.

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