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  • Short Summary

    French Army unload munitions before 1918 counteroffensive.

  • Description

    French Army bringing up munitions for 1918 counteroffensive.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    Wide shot Army trucks driving back & forth on road. Soldiers unloading shells from carriage of train; carrying them towards camera & stacking them up on ground.

    Wide shot panning on many crates; soldiers opening them; horse artillery in background etc.

    Then another wide shot looking out over many teams of horses hitched up. Horses on road pulling caissons.

    Variations of this footage are found in several other places: ON 237 E; ON 244 A;
    ON 017 K; ON 411 B.

    Cataloguer's note: duplicate of item with same title in ON 446 F on *PM2472*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.46
    Media URN:
    77376
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:01:00 / 01:41:47:00
    Canister:
    ON 449 G

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