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    Injured soldiers captured and stationed at Stalag POW camp return to England.

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Prisoners of War! Back to Blighty

    EUROPE: Various:

    ATLANTIS.....HOSPITAL SHIP. Red Cross on side men hanging out of portholes

    COUNTRY SCENES Fields & country hedges taken from train as repatriated prisoners pass thru. on way home. Faces at Windows

    DARLING, Wm. Y. Edinburgh Provost Makes speech to greet repatriated war prisoners at Leith

    DROTTNINGHOLM Brings repatriated prisoners home to Leith

    "EMPRESS OF RUSSIA" Brings home repatriated prisoners home to Leith..Interviews with men on-board.

    FLAGS. RED CROSS FLAG (Short shot)

    FOOD Red. X. Distributes Buns, beer, tea, chocolate etc to repatriated war prisoners on train

    GENEVA Gen shots of Lights (night)

    GERMAN MILITARY Repatriated P.O.Ws.exchanged atvGothenburg Sweden

    British & German Red.X. ships come into dock for exchange of P.O.Ws. Crown princess Louise visits troops

    HOSPITAL SHIP. ATLANTIS, DROTNINGHOLM & EMPRESS OF RUSSIA bring repatriated P.O. Wm. home to England from Germany

    LEITH Repatriated P.O. Ws. arr. on hospital ships--Empress of Russia & Drotningholm..Interviews with men on board ship..Greeting by Adjutant General (Sir R. Adam) & Edinburghs Lord Provist (Sir Will. Y. Darling). Prisoners disembark etc etc

    LIVERPOOL Hospital ship Atlantis arrives at Liverpool with repatriated war prisoners .. Greeting by Adjutant General .. troops disenbark .. Blind prisoners etc

    MILITARY BRITISH Repatriated P.O.Ws, arrive home from Germany..Disembarking & entraining..Wounded, blind etc

    PRISONERS OF WAR REPATRIATED P.O.Ws. COME HOME FROM GERMANY. Hospital ships arr. Liverpool & Leith.men looking out of port-holes & all over deck..greetings by adjutant General & Lord Provost of Edinburgh..disembark-cripples have artificial limbs attendet to..Blind led along by guides..Singing Roll out the Barrel. Exchange scenes at Gothenburg Sweden

    RAILWAYS. Ger. Red-X, train in Switzerland..British repatriated P.O.Ws leave disembarkation ports in England on trains for homes Red-X, Workers supply..food, drinks & cigarettes etc,, scenes of English fields & countryside taken as men look thru train windows.

    RED CROSS. Help Brit.P.O.Ws. from Ger.home to Britain

    RED CROSS SWISS. At work in Geneva..Headquarters building etc

    SWEDEN Exch. of Brit. & Ger. P.O. Ws. at Gothenburg

    SWEDEN, Crown Prince & Princess Exchange of British & German P.O.W's at Gothenburg.. Troops visited by Crown Princess Louise

    Military - Active

    Stalag, Stammlagger, prisoner of war camp, POW, P.O.W., POW's, P.O.W.'s, Red Cross Geneva Headquarters, Davenport, Sweden, neutral soil, Princess Louise of Sweden, ships, singing, song, General Adams, Scottsman, Cockney, war correspondent, Atlantis ship of freedom, Liverpool, welcome home, greeting, blind prisoners, injured, injuries, prisoner, train, waving, waves, British flags, kisses, kiss, kissing, cheers
    Background: Injured soldiers captured and stationed at Stalag POW camp return to England.

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