• Short Summary

    Eighth Army men travelling home from Austria.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AUSTRIA TO CHARING CROSS".

    Austria, Germany, France & England.

    Head-on of Ford 15-cwt truck with D-day Dodgers sign on front. Various shots of Army vehicles with British soldiers onboard passing through Klagenfurt, Berchtesgaden, Munich - the men of the 8th Army travelling home. Army vehicles passing through the main street of Munich. Signs on the road 'Dachau', 'Tunis - Halfway House'. Troops disembarking from lorries at Calais Transit Camp. Troops embarking onboard ship. Several shots of troops with lifejackets on looking at water. Cliffs of Dover seen from ship with soldier's head in foreground. Troops disembarking at Shornecliffe. Girl station porter and troops at Shornecliffe Station. Troops boarding train. Two men leaving train at Charing Cross Station. They shake hands and say goodbye - they are Rifleman Blackman and Corporal Cook. Girl running from house to greet her husband, Corporal Cook. Couple kissing on the street.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1161.13
    Media URN:
    40150
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:49:00 / 01:29:00:00
    Canister:
    45/64

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