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  • Short Summary

    French civilians cheer British troops liberating their town.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Allied forces invasion of occupied Europe - liberation of France.

    Various shots of British soldiers on truck driving through French town, crowds of civilians cheer and shake the soldiers' hands. Various shots British tanks driving through town - look like they are decorated with flowers. American, British and French flags fly from buildings.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1883.15
    Media URN:
    61065
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:49:00 / 01:54:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 929 D

Comments (1)

  1. Palasco says

    Liberation of Brussels 3rd - 4th September 1944 by the British Guards Armoured Division. From 0.31 a Humber armoured car leads a column of Cromwell tanks on or near the Place De Brouckere, 0.36 - 0.46 Major-General Adair, GOC of the Gds. Armoured Division in his Cromwell command tank followed by Divisional HQ Cromwell.

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