• Short Summary

    Holland marks the 25th anniversary of Arnhem.

  • Description

    Holland (Netherlands).

    LS. Ground to air shots of mass drop by the 101st British Paratroops Battalion over the Glinkelse Moor at Arnhem. Various shots of the paratroops take part in ceremony to unveil memorial to the men who died 25 years ago. 800 were dropped, only 18 survived. Some of them are at the ceremony. Various flashback shots to paratroops drop at Arnhem in September 1944, and then the airborne troops in their gliders. Various flashback shots to allied troops marching through cheering crowds at liberation of Eindhoven. Various flashback shots to war torn Nijmegen and then dissolve through to present day Nijmegen, including the famous bridge. Various shots of the war graves at Margraten. Various flashback shots to allied troops liberating Maastricht. Various flashback shots to Maastricht damage and then dissolve through to Queen Juliana of Holland lighting Liberty Flame in main square at night. More shots of the ceremony at night, including fireworks.

    (F/G Comb.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/09/1969. Dutch voiceover.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:10:00 / 01:12:35:00
    UN 4471 C

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