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  • Short Summary

    A captured German gun is displayed in Birkenhead square on a rainy day.

  • Description

    A War Trophy - Birkenhead's Own Captured German Gun.

    Merseyside.

    Very short film of a field gun used in World War One. Some police officers push it into place for a public display in a street or square. Crowd gathered to see the gun; which has a sign on top identifying it as having been used by the 7th Division at Loos on Sept. 25; 1915.

    Foggy; rainy day. No info as to whether this was filmed during or after the war but it is with other stories from the 1920s.

    Home front; weapons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2444.04
    Media URN:
    76949
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:26:00 / 01:09:01:00
    Canister:
    ON 363 H

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