• Short Summary

    The liberation of Marseilles by American paratroopers and other Allied troops.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Marseilles Liberation

    FRANCE: Marseilles:
    EXT
    AIR to AIR of US paratroopers dropping from planes to land in southern France
    Allied tanks through streets lined with cheering locals
    Lieutentant Jacob L Devers (NOTE: commentary says General Patch but this is wrong)
    French collaborators marching through street
    US and British soldiers greeted by liberated French people
    Military band on parade
    Crowd doing victory salute outside cathedral
    Background: The liberation of Marseilles by American paratroopers and other Allied troops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAT07VT49QLM8NUX1EWKZV6H16
    Media URN:
    VLVAAT07VT49QLM8NUX1EWKZV6H16
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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