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    French soldiers fire guns, march through destroyed village, captured defenders

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Battle of the Somme, The Capture of Curlu

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    France

    Video Roll Title: Battle of Somme, Capture of Curlu: 128ft Issue sheet title: BATTLE OF THE SOMME. CAPTURE OF CURLU.

    French Troops: French capture Curlu
    The French capture Curlu

    Title: The 75mm barrage fire prevented the German reinforcements reaching the trenches.

    (9ft)


    SV. Franch soldiers firing heavy gun.

    (11ft)


    LV. Shell bursting.

    (18ft)


    SV. French troops firing gun.

    (21ft)


    LV. Shell bursting.

    (27ft)


    GV. pan French artillery line.

    (40ft)


    SV. rear view French troops firing gun.

    (54ft)


    LV. Shells bursting.

    (61ft)


    SV. French troops firing gun.

    (63ft)


    Title: The French infantry in the village.

    (67ft)


    GV. French troops running through village.

    (77ft)


    GV. French troops walking through village street past ruined buildings.

    (99ft)


    Title: Captured German machine guns.

    (103ft)


    SV. Two soldiers carrying captured German machines guns followed by stretcher parties carrying wounded.

    (114ft)


    Title: The renants of the defenders.

    (118ft)


    GV. German prisoners being marched along road watched by French soldiers.

    (149ft)


    France, Military - Active, Munitions and Armaments

    World War I, World War One, WW I, The Great War, First World War, guns, soldiers, ammunition, artillery, loading, firing, shells, wreckage, military, troops, marching, machine guns, prisoners of war
    Background: French soldiers fire guns, march through destroyed village, captured defenders

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAZNEEH74V66YFHY0DLT4RELM8
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZNEEH74V66YFHY0DLT4RELM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1916
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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