• Short Summary

    Coastal guns fire on Boulogne and German soldiers surrender. France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Boulogne nazis battered into surrender.

    France.

    Various shots as long range guns are loaded and fired at Hell Fire Corner by Royal Marines Siege Regiment and Coastal Artillery. The 1st Canadian army directs the missiles to Boulogne by radio. Various shots of the explosions at Boulogne. Lancasters fly overhead and drop their bombs, various shots of the explosions. Tanks drive through past wreckage of blockhouses. Various shots of the destroyed town with its wrecked buildings and bridges which engineers are repairing. Various shots of Germans surrendering with the white flag, columns of prisoners walk through the town.

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  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1125.16
    Media URN:
    39185
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:29:00 / 01:37:56:00
    Canister:
    44/78

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