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  • Short Summary

    Monty presents medals - British troops on the move in France.

  • Description

    Title Missing.

    France. Possibly around Caen.

    VS of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) speaking to group of soldiers and presenting medals. VS British soldiers towing away damaged German tank. CU of medal emblems (the bars only not the medals) on table before presentation. Gathered soldiers give three cheers.

    VS of British troops firing field artillery gun. VS of soldiers sorting through shells and empty cases. A soldier pours water over the barrel to keep it cool. More shots of the field gun firing. VS of artillery troops relaxing - cooking food, reading letters from home.

    MS group of German Prisoners of War (POWs) are marched past.

    MS of British motorcycle trooper examining an old artillery gun - possibly World War One vintage. LS smoke on horizon. MS soldier having wound on his leg tended to by medic. VS of soldiers in trenches / fox holes. Officers look over maps. Shot of German POWs being marched along lane. VS of British soldiers walking through heavily damaged town.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2739.04
    Media URN:
    80656
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:24:00 / 01:21:04:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 46

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