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  • Short Summary

    British and American troops crossing bridges before Arnhem.

  • Description

    Holland (Netherlands).

    Various shots of German prisoners carrying wounded on stretchers, bridge in background. Wounded men on ground, looking on.

    Several travel shots (from car) of column of army vehicles crossing a bridge. Several shots of infantrymen in trenches with rifles at ready, some firing.

    More shots of German prisoners carrying wounded. More shots of line of tanks crossing the bridge. Several shots of dead bodies on ground. More shots of the soldiers in action, men firing from the trenches.

    Man placing wooden cross amongst the plants. He puts helmet on cross. Dead body on ground, tanks crossing bridge in background. More shots of tanks crossing bridge, dead bodies, other vehicles crossing the bridge. Long shot of the bridge.

    Note - The two bridges seen in the item are the bridges before Arnhem.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2143.17
    Media URN:
    63658
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:01:00 / 01:54:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 1168 A

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