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  • Short Summary

    French soldiers near the front at Battle of Marne stand around captured armoured vehicle.

  • Description

    World War One. River Marne, France.

    French Army at the battle of the Marne (not in midst of battle). Pan on group of French soldiers standing around bleak looking camp area (near trenches). Pan further to show soldiers standing around large armoured vehicle (captured from enemy?). Two of the men are winding barbed wire on a skein. Soldier on far left sitting and writing a letter (seen only very briefly).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2354.28
    Media URN:
    75859
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:56:00 / 01:21:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 238 M

Comments (1)

  1. Pete in NC says

    I believe the tank is a German A7V, on its right side. Heavily armed, but slow and top-heavy. Also not as good as the British heavies at crossing obstacles.

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