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    Calais, France: LV bridge blown up by Germans in Calais. Sv shot of wrecked bridge. Shot looking thru wrecked railway lines. Gv civilians of Calais evacuating across Pontoon. CU pan man carrying injured woman. LV people crossing Pontoon over river. SV very old women being helped across - damaged buildings in b-g. LV people assembling on other side. SV old women being helped across Pontoon. Angle shot women crossing bridge. SV men carrying stretcher case followed by girl holding baby in arms - bombed buildings in b-g. LV old people being helped into ambulances roadway. CU old woman type being assisted. CU old woman with bandaged head on stretcher. SV lifting stretcher into ambulance. SV girl holding baby in arms beside ambulance. SV man with little boy and girl looking very sad. LV towards, truck drives away with civilians. GAV bombing of Calais., GAV bombs dropping and exploding over Calais. GAV bombs exploding., GAV bombs exploding over target indicators, GV bombs exploding over Calais. GAV Canadians walking towards captured coastal guns. SV Canadians inspecting coastal guns. SV Canadians inspecting coastal gun. SV Canadians inspecting coastal gun. LV captured gun showing steel mesh and anti shrapnel equipment. CU soldier inspecting steel mesh. GV another captured gun showing camouflaged gun painted on wall. SCU camouflaged gun. CU Canadian soldiers looking at gun. Angle shot looking at slit barrel of coastal gun. GV fortifications with white surrender flag flying.



    ENGLAND: DOVER AND CALAIS MAKE SEPARATE PEACE. - Canadians take-over Spike coastal guns left by the Nazis in the retreat from Calais. Tribute to Dover with censor release of pictures of ordeal by shelling. Dover, England GV Dover. CU pan down rock to LBV people entering caves. SV pan women and children entering caves. LV int. people in caves..SV group of women playing cards round table. CU angle shot woman type knitting. GV shells from German guns in Calais exploding in Dover area. Nearer shot shells from German guns in Calais exploding in Dover area. LV shell exploding in Dover area. LTV pan Dover building covered in smoke. LV pan British troops helping with clearance of debris. SV pan British troops helping with clearance of debris. SV pan British troops helping with clearance of debris. SV shop keeper sweeping away glass from doorway.



    Munitions and Armaments; Canada; British Empire; Air Raids and War Damage; Censorship; Great Britain




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    Canadian Film Unit. R.A.F.F.U. Bonnett G.B.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA26LHHX3Q2228GN8SNAKNKDHG1
    Media URN:
    VLVA26LHHX3Q2228GN8SNAKNKDHG1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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