• Short Summary

    Item showing the battle for Aachen with guns firing in streets, refugees return afterwards.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Battle for Aachen.

    Germany.

    L/S of Aachen, various shots of guns firing and explosions in distance, dive bombers fire on the city. Sherman tank rolls down road followed by infantry, automatic weapons, tanks and field guns fired. M/S white flag at window. L/S German prisoners of war walking down street with hands in air. Various shots of German civilian refugees returning to Aachen (old woman helped by U.S. soldier). M/S German male civilian tearing down eagle and swastika emblem from front door. C/U emblem laying in gutter. M/S German family talking to U.S. soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.26
    Media URN:
    44790
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:07:00 / 01:45:07:00
    Canister:
    44/85

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