• Short Summary

    Roundup of the latest war news.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A DIGEST OF WAR NEWS".

    Various shots of the Guards Armoured Division passing through Enshede, Holland. They are cheered by Dutch civilians.

    Various shots of captured train loaded with V2 rockets. Various shots of V 2 rockets - warheads are missing.

    Several shots of Heidelberg, Germany. Various long shots of the University in Heidelberg showing how undamaged it is.

    Various shots of the wholesale looting of shops, barges and trains in Germany. Two German women fighting over loot.

    Several shots of the Russian slave labourers running from the prison camp at Kaunitz after being freed by British. Several shots of women slave labourers with tortured limbs heavily bandaged. Closer shot of the two Jewish women with yellow crosses on their backs. More shots of the tattooed numbers, injuries etc.

    At Hadamar Asylum, German officials and officers are compelled by U.S. soldiers to enter hut to see atrocities committed there.

    Various long shots of the Dortmund-Ems Canal with damaged bridges and barges. Close up shot of Royal Marine operating his walkie-talkie (natural sound).

    British troops driving through heavily bombed, almost flattened town of Osnabruck. Several shots of freed Hungarian troops marching through Osnabruck. Several shots of an incident in which Gestapo agent is recognised by crowd and is shepherded away to safety by British soldiers.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.07
    Media URN:
    39903
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:05:00 / 01:21:28:00
    Canister:
    45/31

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